Excerpt from The Alhambra: Tales and Sketches of the Moors and Spaniards
Of the Ancient Inhabitants of Spain - Of the Misrule of Witiza the Wicked; The Rise of Don Roderick - His Government; Of the Loves of Roderick and the Princess Elyata; Of Count Julian; The Story of Florinda; Don Roderick Receives an Extraordinary Embassy; Story of the Marvelous and Portentous Tower; Count Julian - His Fortunes in Africa - He Hears of the Dishonor of his Child - His Conduct thereupon; Secret Visit of Count Julian to the Arab Camp - First Expedition of Taric el Tuerto; Letter of Muza to the Caliph - Second Expedition of Taric el Tuerto; Measures of Don Roderick on Hearing of the Invasion - Expedition of Ataulpho - Vision of Taric; Battle of Calpe - Fate of Ataulpho; Terror of the Country - Roderick Rouses Himself to Arms; March of the Gothic Army - Encampment on the Banks of the Guadalete - Mysterious Predictions of a Palmer - Conduct of Pelistes thereupon; Skirmishing of the Armies - Pelistes and his Son - Pelistes and the Bishop; Traitorous Message of Count Julian; Last Day of the Battle; The Field of the Battle after the Defeat - Fate of Roderick; The Tomb of Roderick; The Cave of Hercules
About the Publisher
Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com
This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
The Alhambra (Classic Reprint) Paperback edition by Washington Irving