Presentation of 'Juan Ponce de León. Edición conmemorativa del V Centenario de su nombramiento como Adelantado de La Florida (1514-2014)”

11/04/2014

In commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the appointment of Juan Ponce de León as “Adelantado of Florida”, Círculo Científico published a beautiful edition that faithfully reproduces the original document signed by the King Fernando the Catholic and nowadays preserved at the General Archive of the Indies in Seville.
Secretary General of the Fundación Consejo España – Estados Unidos, Fidel Sendagorta took part in the presentation along with Tomás Poveda, Director General of Casa de América; Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros, High Commissioner for Brand Spain; Juan Gil, Professor of Latin Philology, Academic of the Spanish Royal Academy and author of the publication and the transcription ; and Miguel de la Quadra-Salcedo, author of the preface.