Bernal Diaz de Castillo Historical

Bernal Diaz de Castillo Historical (HM1WG7)

Location: Guatemala, Guatemala
Country: Guatemala

N 14° 36.07', W 90° 31.1538242'

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Guatemala al insigne "Cronista - Soldado" Don Bernal Diaz del CastilloEn el IV centenario de haber concluido su inmortal libro "Historia Verdadera de la Conquista de la Nueva España" 1568 - 1968Texto de la placa que cubría la tumba de Bernal Diaz del Castillo en Antigua: "Se halló en 119 batallas en la Conquista de la Nueva España, Guatemala y sus provincias, y Yucatán, como uno de los principales Conquistadores de ellas, fue de los Regidores de la Muy Noble y Leal Ciudad de Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala y escribió una historia ilustremente adornada con las luces de sus hechos y verdaderos sucesos de su tiempo, dándole a conocer con ello en los dos hemisferios de ambos soles. Acabó de morir en edad de muchos años y comenzó a vivir sin límites y sin medida."Nació en España en 1490. Murió en Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala en Enero de 1584. Regidor Perpetuo de esta Ciudad y uno de los más principales vecinos dellas. "no tengo otra riqueza que dexar a mis hijos y descendients salvo esta mi verdadera y notable relación.""Oh que cosa tan trabajosa es ir a descubrir tierras y de la manera que nosotros nos aventuramos." "Murió
el Moctezuma y fué tan llorado como si fuese nuestro padre." This marker is made up of three panelsEnglish translation: Guatemala to the insigne "Historian - Soldier" Bernal Diaz del CastilloOn the fourth century of the writing of his immortal book "The True History of the Conquest of New Spain" 1568 - 1968 The text of the plaque that covered the tomb of Bernal Diaz del Castillo in Antigua read: "He fought in 119 battles in the Conquest of New Spain, Guatemala and its provinces, and Yucatán, as one of the principal Conquistadores. He was one of the Regents of the Very Noble and Loyal City of Santiago of the Knights of Guatemala and wrote an illustrious history adorned with his own acts and true events of his time, known throughout the world. He died at an advanced age and began to live without limits and without measure. "Born in Spain in 1490, he died in Santiago de los Caballeros de Guatemala in January 1584. Perpetual Regent of this City and one of its most important neighbors."I don't have any other riches to leave to my children and descendants except for this true and notable history""Oh what a laborious thing it is to go out and discover lands and the way we find adventure." "Moctezuma died and was mourned as if he were our father."
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HM NumberHM1WG7
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Date Added Friday, January 6th, 2017 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees14.60116667, -90.51923040
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 14° 36.07', W 90° 31.1538242'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds14° 36' 4.2" N, 90° 31' 9.229452" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12 Calle, Guatemala Guatemala , GT
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