Get this from a library! Las sergas de Esplandián. [Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo; Salvador Bernabeu Albert]. Complete_title Las sergas de Esplandian. El ramo que de los quatre libros de Amadis sale llamado Las sergas de Esplandian, hijo de Amadís. In his book Las Sergas de Esplandian, Garci Rodriguez de Montalvo said that. “on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Collectively, these three areas constitute the region formerly referred to as The Californias.

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Names on the Land: Collectively, these three areas constitute the region formerly referred to as The Californias. Accessed 1 April The E-mail message field is required.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The name “California” was applied to the supposed island, and was probably a reference to a mythical island described in a popular novel of the time: Read more Read less. The name California is shared by many other places in other parts of the world whose names derive from the same original.


Words typical segras “Mock Spanish” used in the United States are listed separately. Several other origins have been suggested for the word “California”, including Spanish, Portuguese, Latin, South Asian Please enter your name. The Sea of Cortez is also known as the Gulf of California.

Document, Internet resource Document Type: Spanish View all editions and formats. Florida and Louisiana also were at times under Spanish control.

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The fifth book of the most pleasant and delectable history of Amadis de Gaule containing the first part of the most strange, valiant, and worthy acts of Esplandian, son to Amadis de Gaule In the siege, the griffins harm enemy and friendly forces, so they are withdrawn. Street Dde July 5, On line of the poem, which is in verse number CCIXthe word Califerne is one of the lands mentioned, with no indication of its geographic location.

For many years, the de Montalvo novel languished in obscurity, with no connection known between it and the name of California. Retrieved from ” https: When Spanish explorers including Francisco de Ulloa learned of an island actually a peninsula off western Mexico rumored to be ruled by Ssergas womenthey named it California. As a consequence of former Spanish and, later, Mexican sovereignty over lands that are now part of the United States, there are many places in the country, mostly in the southwest, with names of Spanish origin.


The fictional California was a terrestrial paradise populated only by dark-skinned women. Map showing the source languages of state names The fifty U. English Choose a language for shopping.

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Know, that on the right hand of the Indies there is an island called California very close to ssplandin side of the Terrestrial Paradise; and it is pe By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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You already recently rated this item. Spanish explorers in the 16th century, when they first discovered the Baja Espkandin peninsula west of the Sea of Cortezat first thought the peninsula to be a large island.