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Lisbon 1755: A great earthquake and a new experiment in city planning

This image shows the ruins of the Convento do Carmo, a 15th century medieval church located in the Bairro Alto district of Lisbon. One of the great architectural monuments of Lisbon, the convent was damaged by the Great Earthquake of 1755, a seismic event measuring up to 9.0 on the Richter scale and a great calamity for the Kingdom of Portugal and its capital city. mais 857 palavras


Saturday 13 may: the day our 3F collides

This will be a very special Saturday for us Portuguese. We can even call it Faturday, since the universe will give us our 3 beloved F’s in just one day: Fátima. mais 218 palavras