The crown of the city

This post will explain the concept of the Crown of the city, one of the antecedents of the Modern Movement. A century has passed since this utopian approach, expressed in response to the rapid social changes caused by the Great War. An analogy can be established by bridging the gap with read more...

Mapa de Murcia en el S.XIX

Urban development of Murcia city II

Continuing the previous post on the urban development of Murcia, we are in the late Middle Ages. After the great Christian victory at Las Navas de Tolosa in 1212, Castilla began its expansion towards the south, favoring the Andalusian uprisings against the Almohads after their overwhelming defeat. Like that read more...

Urbanismo Murcia

Urban development of Murcia city I

The city of Murcia owes its existence and urban development to the Segura River. We will analyze as we did in the previous post, Urban evolution of the city of Cartagena, the urban evolution of Murcia. The valley of the Segura River is extraordinarily fertile and has been an inhabited area since ancient times. The read more...

Asentamientos fenicios en el Sinus Ilicitanus

Phoenician settlements in Guardamar del Segura

Los fenicios eran un pueblo de comerciantes provenientes del actual Líbano que crearon una vasta red comercial en el Mediterráno, compitiendo con los antiguos Griegos. Practicaban la navegación costera por lo que crearon multitud de asentamientos a lo largo de sus rutas comerciales. Desde éstos establecían relaciones con tribus y read more...