Pediculosis seems to have afflicted humans since the most ancient times and lice have been found in several ancient human remains. Examination of the head hair and pubic hair of the artificial mummy of Ferdinand II of Aragon (1467-1496), King of Naples, revealed a double infestation with two different species of lice…
The series is a fascinating look at the difficult journey Isabella of Castile endured on her way to the throne.
The history of the converso Jews began in medieval Catholic Spain, which was constantly wracked with anti-Semitism that, many times, led to mass conversions or massacres of the Jewish population.
When the news of the capitulation of Granada reached Rome on the second of February 1492, it was marked by religious as well as public celebrations.