Prehistoric people were the first to:
.Use fires to cook their food and protect
themselves from the cold
.Make clay pots.
.Use animal hair and looms to make cloth.
.Create art forms, such as cave paintings.
.The Iberians lived in
the east and south of
s and slaves
.The Celts entered Spain
from the north,and
generally settled in the
north and centere of
Spain.Their tribes were
divided into family clan.
They were herders and
farmers. They were also
who made jewellery,
Weapons and tools.
The Phoenicians were traders from Asia.They
settled on the south coast.In 1100 B.C.they
founded Gades(now Cadiz),the oldest city in
western Europe.They became important trading
Partners of the Tartessians.
The Greeks setteled on the Mediterranean
coast.They came to trade ceramic objects for
metals. They founded the cities of Denuia and
The Carthaginians came from North Africa to
trade metals and cloth.They also settled on the
Mediterranean coast an founded the city of
Roman conquest of the
In 218B.C. The
Romans defeated the
Carthaginians in a war
for the control of the
did not complete their
conquest of the
Iberian Peninsula until
And thermal baths were built for
Triumphal arches and columns
Were built to commemmorate
Important events,such as
Victory in battle
Ports,bridges and aqueducts were
Built to improve life in the cities