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Among the regions of La Mancha and la Jara and between the Tagus and Guadiana river , there is a territory marked by a geográfcos accidents that are central-eastern alignments of Los Montes de Toledo and a plateau with the same geological origin by north extended to the Tagus river , it is the Montes de Toledo region.…

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productos tipicos

Its rich gastronomy, solidly built on the base of hunting it is without a doubt one of the biggest attractions of the region of the Montes de Toledo and therefore one of its main resources. Game dishes (pickled or stewed Partridge, Hare with beans, potatoes with rabbit, venison sauce, wild boar, roe deer) and lamb roasts, are shared with stews, gazpacho, porridge or oxtail.

Alongside these outstanding dishes linked to the grass-reo, like crumbs and canas soups, wisely topped with Pan and the famous marzipan desserts.…

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informacion geografica

He historic and architectural evolution of a territory is the result of a series of geographical factors. Water availability , the use of the surrounding materials or influence the climate make the places of their rural and urban architecture , a unique cultural event that is linked to the landscape.

Under the name of District Montes de Toledo, we have designated an area that includes the municipalities that form the Association for Integrated Development Planning Montes de Toledo, that is, is not a natural region in the strict sense , but a set of regions natural and historical , that have in common a development project.…

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History of the the Mountains

Map of the historic district of Montes de Toledo

Map of the historic region of Montes de Toledo…

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Visigoth period

During the late Roman period , these lands , like the whole of Hispania , were suffering from the aftermath of the crisis that affected the Western Roman Empire in the third century . This led to a gradual demographic and economic decline of urban life ( with the impoverishment of their social groups ) and a gradual concentration of the population in the field.…

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Roman period

The conquest of the current Toledo territory by the Romans occurs in just 30 years , in the first half of the second century BC…

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Iron age

From 750-725 B.C. the beginning of the Iron Age in Western Europe with the addition of new metal , iron stands . In the Iberian Peninsula findings iron oldest dating from the seventh century - VII BC that trade must be linked to the Phoenician people.…

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Bronze age

From 1800 B.C. Bronze Age begins , where technological change that marks its beginning is copper alloy with tin , creating bronze.

As general features of this stage we can say that occurs:…

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Copper age

The beginnings of the metallurgy of copper are in the Iberian Peninsula around the middle of the third millennium BC and its apparent generalization occurs with the so-called culture of " Beaker " , the name given to a bell-shaped ceramic type that always appears accompanied by a series of elements such as the bracelet keeper punching the button in a " V "etc. , found primarily in funerary contexts.…

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Around the end of the seventh millennium and early sixth security, we assist in the Iberian Peninsula at the beginning of a gradual transformation of economic patterns.…

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The Mesolithic or Mesolithic is a transition period between the Paleolithic and Neolithic , developed in BC 10.00 and where the lifestyle is similar to the Paleolithic because they are predators groups still rely on hunting as an economic activity.…

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The Paleolithic is the longest period of human history and it occupies 99% of the development of our species . Chronologically it corresponds to the study of cultures that existed in the world since the emergence of the genus Homo , perhaps 2.5 million years ago to the beginning of the Holocene , about 10,000 years ago.…

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