We hope that through reading our posts, you have been captivated by all the Seville has to offer! We highly encourage you to consider Seville as a destination for study abroad trips and other academic pursuits in a wide variety of fields. Please visit the links below for more information!
Watching Empires Pass: The History of Seville Before the Unification of Spain
Crouch, Jace T. “Isidore of Seville and the Evolution of Kingship in Visigothic Spain.” Mediterranean Studies, vol. 4, 1994, pp. 9–26. JSTOR, http://www.jstor.org/stable/4116687: This article gives an in-depth view to the political influence which Visigothic Bishops wielded: particularly Isidore of Seville, who, empowered by his “intellectual and spiritual authority” (Crouch 10), freely expressed his opinions and exerted his influence on the political machinations of the royal court of the Visigoths (Crouch 9-11). An rich, if perhaps somewhat dry, reading detailing the complex interaction of politics and religion during Spain’s Visigothic occupation.
While not directly tied to the history of Seville before the Unification of Spain, this video details the historical and cultural significance of many areas in modern Seville, with detail given to the Islamic architectural influences on the Alcazar Real and the minaret of the old mosque that was incorporated into Seville Cathedral.
Cuisine in Seville You Cannot Pass Up
To book a food tour of the tapas in Seville, click here
To learn about the restaurants you can visit to enjoy at various times of the day dependent what meal you are looking to try, click here
For a detailed list of popular foods you should try when in Seville, click here
The Royal Alcazar of Seville
For more information booking a tour, please click here.
To learn more about the Mudejar Architecture, click here.
For more information on the general history of the Royal Alcazar, click here.
Theatre in Seville
If you are interested in visiting one of the many theatres in Seville, click here!
For an example of a theatre based study abroad trip to Seville, click here!