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  • Gaudi In Barcelona

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    and styles of his work and creations. The paper describes four of Gaudi's many projects in Barcelona: the Sacred Family (La Sagrada Familia), La Pedrera (Casa Milà), La Casa Batlló and the Güell Park. Antoni Gaudi i Cornet was worn in the province of Tarragona in Catalonia in 1852. At the age of 16 Gaudi left his hometown Reus to join the school of architecture of Barcelona. At that time Barcelona was a fast-growing city because of the start of its industry. It was the main city of Catalunya

  • History Of Barcelona, Spain

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    Amalia Dillard Señorita Greer Español IV Honors 13 Mayo 2014 Barcelona, Spain Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is currently the second largest city in Spain with a population of 1,620,943 people. The city is located on the northeastern side of Spain along the coast of the Mediterranean sea. Barcelona was founded in 15 B.C. by the Romans, and was originally named Barcino. In Barcelona there are extravagant buildings, well-known artwork, and some of the best places to eat in the country. This

  • Essay On Barcelona

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    FC Barcelona is one of the premier soccer clubs in the world. Many of the best players in history have donned the red and blue of Barcelona and made the Catalonian fans proud. As a team, they have won countless of trophies and triumphed over rivals. Much of their success can be credited to their renowned youth academy, La Maisa. It has brought countless of talented players such as Messi, Iniesta, and Puyol throughout the ranks of La Maisa, the youth academy. It was all started in 1899, after a

  • Don Quixote on the Road to Barcelona

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    Don Quixote on the Road to Barcelona This paper will analyze the passage in the book Don Quixote where Sancho physically fights with Quixote to prevent Quixote from lashing him. On a practical joke playing duke's suggestion in the last chapter Sancho had promised to lash himself over 3000 times as a way to remove the spell that turned Quixote love interest, lady "Dona Dulcinea del Toboso," from a noblewoman to a peasant girl. Whether is was intentional or not the theme of the common man

  • History Of Fc Barcelona

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    Fc Barcelona Soccer fans are now questioning the recent failures Fc Barcelona has had and are wondering if the club is starting to get weak and go down. Except many don’t know that they have come a long way ever since the club was founded. During the 1890’s sports were still considered amateur and useless. Even though sports weren’t encouraged and popular, a swiss gentleman named Hans Gamper and a group of his friends that did other sports together founded the well known club in 1899, Fc Barcelona

  • Comparison Of The Famous Trio Of Barcelona

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    MSN – The magic, surrealism and niftiness of the famous trio from Barcelona. “Just 14 months after their first match together, the Barcelona front three are already making the football world carefully consider if any other attack throughout the ages could trump them. What remains crystal clear is that they are head and shoulders above all other attacking combinations in the game at present. The deadly trio do as they please, whenever they feel like it.” – Marca Yes, this November quote from the

  • Common Rivalries in Sports: Barcelona Versus Real Madrid

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    BARCELONA VS REALMADRID Rivalries are common in sport, throughout the years people have witnessed great battles and games such as, Mohammed Ali versus George Foreman, New York Giants versus New York Jets, England versus Argentina, and the old firm derby Celtic versus Rangers. But nowadays, rivalries have tended to become more common in football. Football is one of the most watched sports in the world. In Europe it’s considered to be the biggest sport. However, one match that withstands the others

  • Playing Style Of Real Madrid: Madrid CF And Barcelona FC

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    Real Madrid’s Playing Style As the history of Real Madrid CF and Barcelona FC symbolize polar opposite ideas, there playing style differ greatly. Real Madrid 's playing style is more attack minded. To be attack minded and be set well tactically a team must master the four-two-three-one formation. Madrid usually starts with Casillas in net. After the goalie there is a back line of three defenders: Carvajal as the right full back, Ramos and Pepe as the centre-backs, and Marcelo as left

  • The Barcelona Trend

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    change, the more they tend to remain the same. Years can pass and many things may appear different, yet most things remain as they were centuries ago, although they may be slightly altered. The Barcelona chair has showed face for the past eight decades, never changed and hardly reformed, the common Barcelona trend makes a 21st century come back. A trend, an easy entity to follow, todays trends however have had a de-ja-vu effect on today’s society. Many fashion and design trends have been seen and done

  • Catalan

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    “threats” from external parties or force... ... middle of paper ... ...ce catching them. During Barcelona matches, independence flags are waved and chants for independència are called at 17:14 of each match. In the football world of Catalonia, FC Barcelona represents the Catalan people and Real Madrid represents Francoist/Nationalist Spain. The rivalry is heated and intense. When FC Barcelona wins, their victory acts almost as a chosen glory. Defeating Real Madrid to win a title can keep the

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