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The Greek Conquistadors Who Fought in the Spanish Army

After Constantinople, a city first settled by ancient Greeks in the 7th century BC as Byzantium, fell to the Ottoman Empire in 1453, many Greeks made their way to European countries, including Spain. There, some flourished in the Spanish...

The Ancient Greek Colonies of Spain

The Greek colonies in Spain are proof that, as adventurous seafarers, ancient Greeks reached the far end of Europe to trade and establish new settlements. As a seafaring people, ancient Greeks were among the very few "rulers" of the Mediterranean...

Bronze Age Gold Treasure Crafted With Metal From Meteor

A dazzling Bronze Age gold treasure discovered in Spain more than 60 years ago was crafted with metal from a meteor a new analysis reveals. The hoard, known as the Treasure of Villena comprises 59 objects made of gold, silver,...

Julius Caesar Inscribed Sling Bullet Found in Spain

In the rural area of Montilla in Andalusia, Spain, an important discovery has been made—a lead sling bullet bearing the name of Julius Caesar and the Ibero-Roman city Ipsca. This finding, highlighted in a study released in the scientific journal...

Site of Ancient Mass Animal Sacrifices Discovered in Spain

Large-scale animal feasts and ceremonies were held during mass animal sacrifices at the ancient site known as Casas del Turuñuelo, according to an investigation published in the PLOS ONE journal. Casas del Turuñuelo is an ancient site linked to the...

The 5,000-Year-Old Mass Grave of Fallen Warriors in Spain

Five thousand years ago in Spain, a large group of people, including men, women, and children, who had suffered head injuries and arrow wounds, were buried together in a mass grave. A recent study conducted by archaeologists has unraveled...

Spanish Duke Told to Shorten his Daughter’s 25-word Long Name

A Spanish Duke has been told he cannot name his daughter what he wants because her name is too long. Fernando Fitz-James Stuart will need to significantly shorten his daughter's name if he wants her legally registered. The 17th Duke of...

7,300-Year-Old Neolithic Structures Found in Spain

In a recent discovery, archaeologists found ancient neolithic structures dating back a whopping 7,300 years at the La Draga archaeological site. This site is situated by a lake in the city of Banyoles in northeastern Catalonia, Spain. La Draga was...

World Cup 2030 to Be Hosted in Spain, Portugal, Morocco, South America

In a groundbreaking move, FIFA announced on Wednesday that the World Cup 2030, an event of immense global significance, will be held in six countries across three continents. Spain, Portugal, and Morocco have been named as the co-hosts, with the opening three...

Giant Long-Necked Titan Dinosaur Unearthed in Europe

Around 122 million years ago, a gigantic, unique dinosaur unlike any previously seen walked the lands of what is now Spain. The bones of this ancient, long-necked titan dinosaur, known as a sauropod, have only just now been unearthed...