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Isabella I of Castile: The Catholic Monarch


Dive into the intriguing life of Isabella I of Castile, the Catholic Monarch, with our detailed course. Explore over 300 years of history and uncover the pivotal role she played in shaping modern Spain. Learn about her decisive acts during the Reconquista, the establishment of the Spanish Inquisition, and her patronage of Christopher Columbus's voyage, which led to the discovery of the New World. This course offers an in-depth look at Isabella's impact on gender roles, her diplomatic feats, and the cultural and political transformation under her reign. Key topics include Isabella's early life, strategic marriages, political alliances, religious policies, and her legacy that extends beyond Spain's borders, influencing Europe and the world at large. Perfect for history enthusiasts, students, and those interested in powerful women in history, this course provides rich content that spans Isabella's reign and death, examining the major challenges she faced and the decisions that define her historical significance. Join us to understand the lasting effects of her leadership. Keywords: Isabella I of Castile, Catholic Monarch, Spanish history, powerful women, Reconquista, Spanish Inquisition, Christopher Columbus, European history, political transformation, gender roles, women's history.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will gain a comprehensive understanding of Isabella I of Castile's historical significance, her impact on gender roles and diplomatic relations, and the lasting effects of her reign on Spain and the world.

Course program

Isabella I's Origins and Early Life
Isabella I's Access to Power
Isabella I's Main Motivations
Isabella I's Public Life
Isabella I's Main Challenges and Decisions
Isabella I's Late Life and Death
The Impact of Isabella I's Reign