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  • n  a region of central Spain; a former kingdom that comprised most of modern Spain and united with Aragon to form Spain in 1479
News & Articles

  • Lafayette couple celebrates 70th anniversary
    A Lafayette couple is celebrating its 70th wedding anniversary. Aaron and Verna Castille were married on June 8, 1943. Mr. Castille was a horse jockey and businessman before retiring. Mrs. Castile worked at the Downtown Lafayette location of Abdalla's for 65 years. Both are still active at home and in the community. Their marriage has produced one daughter and two grandchildren.
    June 10, 2013 - KATC 3 Lafayette
Quotes

  • Pepe Romero in South Bend Tribune (subscription)
    It depicts small miniatures, each a picture of the rural life in Castile: things like dancing a fandango, or a peaceful afternoon by the lakeside, a party in a village, the dawn, a wedding, and so on,Pepe Romero says. "They're wonderful...
  • Joan Acocella in Brussels Journal
    As Joan Acocella says, "Toledo fell to Alfonso VI of León and Castile, a Catholic king, in 1085. Four more centuries passed before the expulsion of the last emir from Granada, in 1492, but [David Levering] Lewis gets through them fast. He doesn't...

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