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The guitar evolved out of several other instruments, but what we consider a guitar today dates back to the 14th century.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guitar

Many influences are cited as antecedents to the modern guitar. Although the development of the earliest "guitars" is lost in the history of ...

www.guyguitars.com/eng/handbook/BriefHistory.html

A Brief History of the Guitar. by Paul Guy. The guitar is an ancient and noble instrument, whose history can be traced back over 4000 years. Many theories have ...

www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/guit/hd_guit.htm

was introduced to medieval Europe from the Middle East, or if it was indigenous to Europe. It is impossible to establish the history of the guitar before the ...

acousticmusic.org/research/history/timeline-of-musical-styles-guitar-history

The following time-line is a work-in-progress of the history of the guitar and its role supporting musical styles. If you have corrections, clarifications, additional ...

www.ducksters.com/musicforkids/guitar_history.php

Musical instruments similar to the modern guitar have been used throughout much of history and by many different cultures and peoples. Instruments like the ...

www.britannica.com/art/guitar

Apr 3, 2017 ... guitar: plucked stringed musical instrument that probably originated in Spain early in the 16th century, deriving from the guitarra latina, ...

www.guitarhistoryfacts.com

Guitars have followed us through entire modern history of mankind, from fist civilizations to modern times when we have access to thousands of years of ...

www.guitarandlute.com/gtrhstry.html

The guitar's roots are in Spain. Realistically, it cannot be traced back further than the 15th Century. It is thought to have been invented by the people of Malaga.

mds.marshall.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1018&context=music_faculty

The History of the Guitar: Its Origins and Evolution. A Handbook for the. Guitar Literature Course at. Marshall University. Júlio Ribeiro Alves ...