National Geographic : 1927 Nov
(Q) National t(eograpntc society Autochrome Lumiere byGervais Courtellemont ANCIENT COIMBRA, THE ATHENS OF PORTUGAL, MIRRORED IN THEMONDEGO On this Lhasalike hill stands Portugal's only university-now 636 years old. Wrested from the Moors in1064 by Ferdinand Iand theCid, Coimbra was long capital of the kingdom. Here six kings were born. Through the years, this old seat of learninghasknown the rebel and theradical, thesage and the student.