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My Capital Seville! (Part.2) Capt.Aki's tour!

Posted by UWO_NEWS Saturday October 1 2011 at 10:10AM
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Part.2: Home Town Seville !

Seville (Spanish: Sevilla [se?βi?a]) is the artistic, cultural, and financial capital of southern Spain. It is the capital of the autonomous community of Andalusia and of the province of Seville. It is situated on the plain of the River Guadalquivir, with an average elevation of 7 metres (23 ft) above sea level. The inhabitants of the city are known as sevillanos(feminine form: sevillanas) or hispalenses.

Yup! Aki-Chan is from Seville and will wander the entire known world in the age of sail!. Showing you every city and famous people and places.

Tomé Pires (1465?–1524 or 1540) was an apothecary from Lisbon who spent 1512 to 1515 in Malacca immediately after the Portuguese conquest, at a time when Europeans were only first arriving in South East Asia. After his arduous experiences in India and the East Indies, he headed the first official embassy from a European nation in China (Portugal to the Emperor, Zhengde, during the Ming Dynasty), where he died.

Pires was apothecary to the ill-fated Afonso, Prince of Portugal, son of King John II of Portugal. He went to India in 1511 invested as "factor of drugs", the Eastern commodities that were an important element of what is generally called "the spice trade". In Malacca and Cochin he avidly collected and documented information from the Malay-Indonesia area, and personally visited Java, Sumatra (the two dominant islands of modern-day Indonesia) and Maluku.

The skills that can be learned from Tomé Pires are:

Fishing (Skill) = 3,000 Ducats

Arabic (Skill) = 10,000 Ducats

Portuguese (Language) = 1,000 Ducats

El Greco (1541 – April 7, 1614) was a painter, sculptor, and architect of the Spanish Renaissance. "El Greco" (The Greek) was a nickname,[a][b] a reference to his Greek origin, and the artist normally signed his paintings with his full birth name in Greek letters, Δομ?νικος Θεοτοκ?πουλος (Doménikos Theotokópoulos).

El Greco was born in Crete, which was at that time part of the Republic of Venice, and the centre of Post-Byzantine art. He trained and became a master within that tradition before travelling at age 26 to Venice, as other Greek artists had done.[1] In 1570 he moved to Rome, where he opened a workshop and executed a series of works. During his stay in Italy, El Greco enriched his style with elements of Mannerism and of the Venetian Renaissance. In 1577, he moved to Toledo, Spain, where he lived and worked until his death. In Toledo, El Greco received several major commissions and produced his best known paintings.

The skills that can be learned from El Greco:

Appraisal (Skill) = 3,000 Ducats

Art (Skill) = 1,000 Ducats

Italian (Language) = 5,000 Ducats

Duke Farnese: Hmmm!?!?. Some random duke since he has no first name. If someone would like to comment on who he is I'll update this article but for now he's unknown.

He is located on east of Seville.

The skills that can be learned from Duke Farnese are:

Theology (Skill) = 8,000 Ducats

Archeology (Skill) = 3,000 Ducats

English (Language) = 1,000 Ducats
Alvaro de Bazan, Marques de Santa Cruz: (b. Dec. 12, 1526, Granada, Spain—d. Feb. 9, 1588, Lisbon, Port.), the foremost Spanish naval commander of his day. He was prominent in many successful naval engagements in a century that saw Spain rise to the zenith of its power and was the first proponent and planner of the Spanish Armada, the fleet that was to attempt the invasion of England shortly after his death.
The son of a Spanish naval commander, he entered the navy at an early age and fought against the French, the Turks, and the Moors in the Mediterranean. He steadily advanced in rank and was created the Marqués de Santa Cruz in 1569. In the Battle of Lepanto against the Turks (1571), Santa Cruz, as commander of the reserve fleet, displayed excellent seamanship and played an important role in the crushing of the Turkish fleet.

He is located south east of Seville inside the royal castle

The skills that can be learned from Santa Cruz Marquis are:

Leadership (Skill) = 5,000 Ducats

Penetration (Skill) = 80,000 Ducats

Ballistics (Skill) = 25,000 Ducats

The Cathedral of Seville (Catedral de Sevilla) is an expression in stone of post-Reconquest confidence and wealth. Built on the site of a mosque, it is the third largest church in Europe and the largest Gothic building in Europe. It also boasts the largest altarpiece in the world.

Built on the site of a grand Almohad Mosque, Seville's cathedral was built to demonstrate the city's power and wealth after the Reconquista. In the planning stages, a member of the chapter is said to have commented, "we shall have a church of such a kind that those who see it built will think we were mad." Inspired by this goal, the canons of Seville renounced all but a subsistence level of their incomes to fund the construction. The cathedral was completed in just over a century (1402-1506), quite an achievement given its size and Gothic details. It was probably designed by the French master architect of Rouen Cathedral. Along with the city's Alcazar and Archivo de las Indias, Seville Cathedral was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987.

Hmmm I don't know were Ill end up next well it doesn't really matter I'm all happy go lucky anyways

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