Originating in the religious festival of Corpus Christi, the tradition of the dancing eggs returns to the courtyard of the Archive of the Crown of Aragon (June 16-19, 2022)
On June 9, the ACA offers an open day at its headquarters in the Viceroys' Palace, with guided tours by archivists in Spanish, Catalan and English (at 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.), and the projection of audiovisuals of the archive and its activities (Act Hall, free admission, between 10:00 and 14:30)
On June 1, 1283, Charles of Anjou and Peter the Great of Aragon had challenged each other to a duel in Bordeaux over the future of the kingdom of Sicily. The letter that we present is the one that the Aragonese king wrote to one of his knights before the trip
The 48 Sites belonging to 19 European countries that currently hold the European Heritage Seal are represented, an EU distinction for tangible and intangible heritage, essential for European history and culture and representative of its principles and values. From April 21 until September 30, 2022 in the exhibition hall of the Viceroys' Palace. Virtual exhibition also available.
On the 175th anniversary of the Gran Teatro del Liceo in Barcelona, the ACA joins the exhibition "Museums and Liceo: a shared history"(https://liceualsmuseus.cat/es), and presents a sample of documents that it keeps among its collections in relation to the operatic coliseum. From March 15 in the lobby of the Almogávares headquarters
The ACA joins in condolences for the death of the distinguished British Hispanist, a researcher in this archive since 1954. We paid tribute to him in 2018 during the center's 700th anniversary celebrations. On that occasion he offered a keynote lecture on the craft of History
The ACA remembers women who made an effort to practice their profession legally and paid in the 17th century, requesting permission to cure, and recognition of their knowledge and medical skills
Letter about a classical Greek translator from the future King Juan I of Aragon to Juan Fernández de Heredia, Grand Master of Rhodes, who was, and with him the Crown of Aragon, one of the links that allowed the knowledge of Antiquity to be transmitted to the present day.
We celebrate International Archives Day 2020 by publishing a document on the revolt of the "Germanías" and the social unrest in Europe in the first third of the 16th century.
The ACA offers a sample of the documentary validations of the queens of the Crown, from Petronilla to Germaine of Foix, to make visible their institutional and public role.
The BOE of April 15, 2019 publishes the Order CUD / 433/2019, of April 5, by which members of the Board of the Archives of the Crown of Aragon are appointed
The report of the analysis carried out by the Department of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Chemistry of the University of Barcelona in collaboration with the Archives of the Crown of Aragón is presented
In the centenary of its creation, the ACA (1318-2018) restores and publishes online the founding charter of the time of James II
Enjoy the commemorative audiovisuals of the centenary. Meet Marina and discover the jewels in the archives
The Archives of the Crown of Aragon presents a collection of 347 letters of condolences or death announcements, edited by the Institución Fernando el Católico, in the context of the celebrations for its seventh centenary.
Citizen’s Charters in French, English, Italian and Portuguese are offered by the ACA from now to its European visitors. The European Heritage is multilingual
The program "Memory of the World" has accepted the joint candidacy of the various Codex Calixtinus preserved in the Iberian Peninsula, among other centers, in the Archives of the Crown of Aragon in its register of documents.
The Archives of the Crown of Aragon has had an early 12th century excerpt from the 3rd Book of the Commentary on the Apocalypse by Beatus of Liébana included in the Memory of the World Register.
The Archives of the Crown of Aragon has been awarded the European Heritage Label. On the 10th of March 2016, the European Commission published the list of heritage sites that have achieved this recognition.
The Memory of the World Programme has included the Capitulations of Santa Fe held at the Archives of the Crown of Aragon in its register of documents.
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