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Toledo, Spain

Toledo Sister Cities International: "Established in 1931, the Toledo, Ohio - Toledo, Spain connection is the oldest formally recognized sister-city relationship in the world. The cultural and historical connection, however, goes back to at least 1835..." [read more]

Wikipedia: "Toledo (Spanish: [toˈleðo]) is a municipality located in central Spain, 70 km south of Madrid. It is the capital of the province of Toledo and the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 for its extensive cultural and monumental heritage and historical co-existence of Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures. Toledo is known as the "Imperial City" for having been the main venue of the court of Charles I, and as the "City of the Three Cultures", having been influenced by a historical co-existence of Christians, Muslims and Jews. In 1085, the city fell to Alfonso VI of Castile as the first major city in the Christian Reconquista. Toledo has a history in the production of bladed weapons, which are now popular souvenirs of the city..." [read more]

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Toledo's Attic would like to thank the following individuals for kindly assisting with this virtual exhibition:

  • Carmen Morales Mateo, Deputy Director of Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha and Associate Professor of University of Castilla-La Mancha
  • Rocío Tejero Notario, Biblioteca Nacional de España, Biblioteca Digital Hispánica
Toledo, Spain
Toledo, Spain

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