Danvers, F.C. (1894) The Portuguese in India, being a history of the rise and decline of their eastern empire. 2 vols, London: Allen. Diffie, Bailey W., and George D. Winius (1977) Foundations of the Portuguese empire, 1415–1580 Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press
The war between Phillip II's possessions and other countries led to a deterioration of Portugal's Empire, as with the loss of Hormuz to England, but the Dutch colonial empire was the main beneficiary. The VOC began immediately to prise away the string of coastal fortresses that, at the time, comprised the Portuguese Empire.
Why choosing the Portuguese Way. This is a different Waywe will not find plateaus, complicated heights or marked unevennesses as it happens, for example, with the French Way; but we will be able to enjoy forests and millenary cruises that hide under their cloaks the songs of the old troubadours of the high medieval epoch and the songs of friend, love and curse of Martin Codax or Mendiño.
Southern California Southern California is a megapolitan area in the southern region of the U.S. state of California.The large urban areas containing Los Angeles and San Diego stretch all along the coast from Ventura to the Southland and Inland Empire to San Diego.
This map shows the history of Europe in 500 CE. The Roman Empire survives in the east, but the western provinces have fallen to a group of German tribes. The Roman Empire in decline. The past three centuries have seen the Roman Empire experience many changes. The great days of ancient Rome are past, and the city of Rome itself has ceased to be ...