Category:Francisco López de Gómara
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English: Francisco López de Gómara (c. 1511 - c. 1566) was a Spanish historian who worked in Seville, particularly noted for his works in which he described the early 16th century expedition undertaken by Hernán Cortés in the Spanish conquest of the New World. Although Gómara himself did not accompany Cortés, and had in fact never been to the Americas, he had firsthand access to Cortés and others of the returning conquistadores as the sources of his account. However other contemporaries, among them most notably Bernal Díaz del Castillo, criticised his work as being full of inaccuracies, and one which unjustifiably sanitised the events and aggrandised Cortés' role. As such, the reliability of his works may be called into question; yet they remain a valuable and oft-cited record of these events.
Español: Francisco López de Gómara ( Gómara, Soria, 1511 – ibídem, 1566), fue un eclesiástico e historiador español que destacó como cronista de la conquista española de México, a pesar de que nunca atravesó el Atlántico.
|Date of birth||1511 (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584)|
|Date of death||1566 (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584)|
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- Crónica de la Nueva España 1554 López de Gómara.jpg 1,134 × 1,662; 423 KB
- Escultura de Francisco López de Gómara, Soria.jpg 2,260 × 3,014; 4.94 MB
- Gonzalo Pizarro sailing in Peru.JPG 868 × 1,119; 321 KB
- La historia general de las Indias 1555 López de Gómara.jpg 1,129 × 1,664; 461 KB
- Lopez de Gomara.jpg 696 × 1,132; 444 KB
- Portada Historia general de las Indias Zaragoza 1553.jpg 1,550 × 2,427; 999 KB