Historia general de las Indias


Book Information

Serie:Historia 207
ISBN ebook:9788498168990
ISBN papel:9788496290136
Portada:Jean Théodore de Bry: El Nuevo mundo
Prólogo de:Jorge Gurría Lacroix
Notas de:Jorge Gurría Lacroix

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Although Francisco López de Gomara never went to America, he did receive direct testimonials from Cortés and other famous explorers. With this information he wrote Historia General de las Indias, a widely read work at the time. The text provides a detailed succession of events, written with elegance and loaded with quotations from the classics. With regard to the natives, he takes the view of an officer.