Chronicle Of The Conquest Of Granada

Chronicle Of The Conquest Of Granada

by Washington Irving

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ISBN-13: 9789353423971
Publisher: Astral International Pvt. Ltd.
Publication date: 06/21/2019
Pages: 342
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Volume 1
I.Of the Kingdom of Granada, and the tribute which it paid to the Castilian crown9
II.How the Catholic sovereigns sent to demand arrears of tribute of the Moor, and how the Moor replied13
III.How the Moor determined to strike the first blow in the war17
IV.Expedition of Muley Aben Hassan against the fortress of Zahara19
V.Expedition of the Marques of Cadiz against Alhama23
VI.How the people of Granada were affected on hearing of the capture of Alhama; and how the Moorish King sallied forth to regain it31
VII.How the Duke of Medina Sidonia, and the Chivalry of Andalusia, hastened to the relief of Alhama38
VIII.Sequel of the events at Alhama42
IX.Events at Granada, and rise of the Moorish King Boabdil El Chico46
X.Royal expedition against Loxa51
XI.How Muley Aben Hassan made a foray into the lands of Medina Sidonia, and how he was received58
XII.Foray of Spanish cavaliers among the mountains of Malaga64
XIII.Effects of the disasters among the mountains of Malaga76
XIV.How King Boabdil El Chico marched over the borders79
XV.How the Count De Cabra sallied forth from his castle, in quest of King Boabdil83
XVI.The battle of Lucena87
XVII.Lamentations of the Moors for the battle of Lucena93
XVIII.How Muley Aben Hassan profited by the misfortunes of his son Boabdil97
XIX.Captivity of Boabdil El Chico99
XX.Of the treatment of Boabdil by the Castilian sovereigns102
XXI.Return of Boabdil from captivity105
XXII.Foray of the Moorish Alcaydes and battle of Loper110
XXIII.Retreat of Hamet El Zegri, Alcayde of Ronda119
XXIV.Of the reception at Court of the Count de Cambra and the Alcayde De Los Donzeles122
XXV.How the Marques of Cadiz concerted to surprise Zahara, and the result of his enterprise125
XXVI.Of the fortress of Alhama, and how wisely it was governed by the Count De Tendilla130
XXVII.Foray of Christian knights into the territory of the Moors135
XXVIII.Attempt of El Zagal to surprise Boabdil in Almeria141
XXIX.How King Ferdinand commenced another campaign against the Moors, and how he laid siege to Coin and Cartama144
XXX.Siege of Ronda149
XXXI.How the people of Granada invited El Zagal to the throne, and how he marched to the capital154
XXXII.How the Count De Cabra attempted to capture another King, and how he fared in his attempt158
XXXIII.Expedition against the castles of Cambil and Albahar165
XXXIV.Enterprise of the Knights of Calatrava against Zalea171
XXXV.Death of Muley Aben Hassan175
XXXVI.Of the Christian army which assembled at the city of Cordova179
XXXVII.How fresh commotions broke out in Granada, and how the people undertook to allay them184
XXXVIII.How King Ferdinand held a council of war at the Rock of the Lovers187
XXXIX.How the royal army appeared before the city of Loxa, and how it was received; and of the doughty achievements of the English Earl190
XL.Conclusion of the siege of Loxa195
XLI.Capture of Illora197
XLII.Of the arrival of Queen Isabella at the camp before Moclin; and of the pleasant sayings of the English Earl199
XLIII.How King Ferdinand attacked Moclin, and of the strange events that attended its capture204
XLIV.How King Ferdinand foraged the Vega; and of the battle of the Bridge of Pinos, and the fate of the two Moorish brothers208
XLV.Attempt of El Zagal upon the life of Boabdil, and how the latter was roused to action214
Volume 2
I.How Boabdil returned secretly to Granada, and how he was received217
II.How King Ferdinand laid siege to Velez Malaga220
III.How King Ferdinand and his army were exposed to imminent peril before Velez Malaga227
IV.Result of the stratagem of El Zagal to surprise King Ferdinand230
V.How the people of Granada rewarded the valor of El Zagal236
VI.Surrender of Velez Malaga and other places239
VII.Of the city of Malaga and its inhabitants241
VIII.Advance of King Ferdinand against Malaga246
IX.Siege of Malaga250
X.Siege of Malaga continued, obstinacy of Hamet El Zegri253
XI.Attack of the Marques of Cadiz upon Gibralfaro256
XII.Siege of Malaga continued, stratagems of various kinds258
XIII.Sufferings of the people of Malaga262
XIV.How a Moorish Santon undertook to deliver the city of Malaga from the power of its enemies265
XV.How Hamet El Zegri was hardened in his obstinacy by the arts of a Moorish astrologer269
XVI.Siege of Malaga continued, destruction of a tower by Francisco Ramirez De Madrid273
XVII.How the people of Malaga expostulated with Hamet El Zegri274
XVIII.How Hamet El Zegri sallied forth with the sacred banner, to attack the Christian camp277
XIX.How the city of Malaga capitulated281
XX.Fulfillment of the prophecy of the dervise--Fate of Hamet El Zegri286
XXI.How the Castilian sovereigns took possession of the city of Malaga, and how King Ferdinand signalized himself by his skill in bargaining with the inhabitants for their ransom288
XXII.How King Ferdinand prepared to carry the war into a different part of the territories of the Moors294
XXIII.How King Ferdinand invaded the eastern side of the kingdom of Granada, and how he was received by El Zagal298
XXIV.How the Moors made various enterprises against the Christians302
XXV.How King Ferdinand prepared to besiege the city of Baza, and how the city prepared for defense305
XXVI.The Battle of the Gardens before Baza310
XXVII.Siege of Baza--Embarrassments of the army314
XXVIII.Siege of Baza continued--How King Ferdinand completely invested the city317
XXIX.Exploit of Hernando Perez Del Pulgar and other cavaliers320
XXX.Continuation of the siege of Baza323
XXXI.How two friars arrived at the camp, and how they came from the Holy Land326
XXXII.How Queen Isabella devised means to supply the army with provisions331
XXXIII.Of the disasters that befell the camp334
XXXIV.Encounters between the Christians and Moors before Baza; and the devotion of the inhabitants to the defense of their city337
XXXV.How Queen Isabella arrived at the camp, and the consequences of her arrival340
XXXVI.Surrender of Baza343
XXXVII.Submission of El Zagal to the Castilian sovereigns349
XXXVIII.Events at Granada subsequent to the submission or El Zagal353
XXXIX.How King Ferdinand turned his hostilities against the city of Granada357
XL.The fate of the Castle of Roma362
XLI.How Boabdil El Chico took the field; and his expedition against Alhendin365
XLII.Exploit of the Count De Tendilla368
XLIII.Expedition of Boabdil El Chico against Salobrena--Exploit of Hernando Perez Del Pulgar372
XLIV.How King Ferdinand treated the people of Guadix, and how El Zagal finished his regal career377
XLV.Preparations of Granada for a desperate defense381
XLVI.How King Ferdinand conducted the siege cautiously; and how Queen Isabella arrived at the camp385
XLVII.Of the insolent defiance of Yarfe, the Moor, and the daring exploit of Hernando Perez Del Pulgar387
XLVIII.How Queen Isabella took a view of the city of Granada, and how her curiosity cost the lives of many Christians and Moors390
XLIX.Conflagration of the Christian camp396
L.The last ravage before Granada398
LI.Building of the City of Santa Fe--Despair of the Moors402
LII.Capitulation of Granada405
LIII.Commotions in Granada408
LIV.Surrender of Granada412
LV.How the Castilian sovereigns took possession of Granada416
Appendix
Fate of Boabdil El Chico419
Death of the Marques of Cadiz422
The Legend of the death of Don Alonzo De Aguilar425

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