Leyenda Negra

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally: Black Legend. Coined by Julián Juderías in his 1914 book La Leyenda Negra y la Verdad Histórica.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /le.ˈʝen.da ˈne.ɡɾa/

Proper noun[edit]

Leyenda Negra f

  1. (historiography) Black Legend (the depiction of Spain as cruel, greedy and fanatical)
    • 1997, Alfredo Alvar Ezquerra, La leyenda negra, AKAL, page 7:
      La Leyenda Negra forma parte de esa propaganda antiespañola.
      The Black Legend constitutes part of this anti-Spanish propaganda.

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