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Alcántara is a municipality in the province of Cáceres, Extremadura, Spain, on the Tagus, near Portugal. The toponym is from the Arabic word al-QanTarah meaning "the bridge".

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Google previewEcclesiastical Knights (2015)

The Military Orders in Castile, 1150-1330 by Adjunct Assistant Professor of History Sam Conedera S J

The monarchy's significant role in the history of Santiago, Calatrava, and Alcántara is a particular feature of ecclesiastical knighthood in Iberia. From the beginning to the end of the period under study, royal prerogative is always present and, ...

Google previewDK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Spain (2010)

by Josephine Quintero, Mary-Ann Gallagher

San Pedro de Alcántara is a quiet resort with a modern marina and ...

Google previewTransformative Learning in Practice (2011)

Insights from Community, Workplace, and Higher Education by Jack Mezirow, Edward W. Taylor

ABOUT THE AUTHORS Lucia Alcántara is a seasoned ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Soccer (2011)

by Tom Dunmore

Paolino Alcántara was the first Asian ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century cyclopedia of names ... ed. by Benjamin E. Smith (1903)

Another notable structure is the monastery of the nights of Alcántara, begun in 1506, and now in ruins. The florid Pointed church is divided ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia of names ... ed. by Benjamin E. Smith ... vol. I (1895)

Alcántara... [Ar., 'the bridge.']. A small town in the province of Cáceres, Spain, the ancient Norba Caesarea, situated on the Tagus 31 miles northwest of Cáceres. The famous bridge of Trajan, over the Tagus, built in 105 A.D., exists ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

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