History of Ceuta
Ceuta ([ˈθeuta]; Arabic: سبتة‎, Sibtah) is an 18.5-square-kilometre (7.1 sq mi) autonomous city of Spain and an exclave located on the north coast of Africa, sharing a western bord...
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Taifa of Ceuta
The taifa of Ceuta was one of the taifa states formed after the breakup of the Caliphate of Córdoba in the early 11th century. The cities of Ceuta (Arabic Sabta) and Tangiers were a part of the Ḥammūd...
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Safi, Morocco
Safi (Berber: Asfi, ⴰⵙⴼⵉ; Arabic: أسفي‎, Portuguese: Safim) is a city in western Morocco on the Atlantic Ocean. The capital of the Doukkala-Abda Region, it has a population of 282,227 (2004 ...
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Vidal Marín del Campo
Vidal Marín del Campo (22 February 1653 - 10 March 1709) was a Spanish bishop who was Grand Inquisitor of Spain from 1705 to 1709.
Vidal Marín del Campo was born in Mora, Spain in the middle of th...
Kingdom of the Algarve
The Kingdom of the Algarve (Portuguese: Reino do Algarve, from the Arabic Al-Gharb al-Andalus), later the Kingdom of the Algarves (Portuguese: Reino dos Algarves) was a nominal kingdom within the King...
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Ksar el-Kebir
El-Ksar el Kebir (Arabic, القصر الكبير) is a city in northwest of Morocco with 110,000 inhabitants, about 160 km from Rabat, 32 km from Larache and 110 km from Tangier.The name of the c...
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Exarchate of Africa
The Exarchate of Africa or of Carthage, after its capital, was the name of an administrative division of the Eastern Roman Empire encompassing its possessions on the Western Mediterranean, ruled by an...
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Muslim conquest of the Maghreb
The Muslim conquest of North Africa continued the century of rapid Arab Muslim military expansion following the death of Muhammad in 632 AD. By 642, the Arabs controlled Mesopotamia, Egypt and Syria, ...
Asilah
Asilah (Arabic: أصيلة،‎; "authentic", Portuguese: Arzila, Spanish: Arcila) is a fortified town on the northwest tip of the Atlantic coast of Morocco, about 31 km from Tangier. Its r...
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Abu Said Uthman III
Abu Said Uthman III (Abu Said Uthman ibn Abi l-Abbas ibn Abi Salim) (died 1420) was Marinid ruler of Morocco from 19 March 1398 to 1420,the last effective ruler of that dynasty. He ascended to the thr...
Souira Guedima
Souira Guedima, formerly known as Aguz, is a Moroccan town 36 km south of Safi, at the mouth of the Tensift River on the Atlantic seacoast. Guedima may also be spelt Kadima, Kdima, Qadima (best E...
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Essaouira
Essaouira (Berber: ⵎⵓⴳⴰⴹⵓⵔ Taṣṣurt, Arabic: الصويرة‎, as-Ṣawīra) is a city in the western Moroccan economic region of Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, on the Atlantic coast.The city was known in ...
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Tangier
Tangier (/tænˈdʒɪər/; Arabic: طنجة‎ Ṭanjah; Berber: ⵟⴰⵏⵊⴰ, Ṭanja; archaic Berber name: Tingi or Tinigi; Latin: Tingis; French: Tanger; Spanish: Tánger; Portuguese: Tânger; th...
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Battle of Ceuta
The conquest of Ceuta ([ˈθeuta]) by the Portuguese on August 14, 1415 marks an important step in the beginning of the Portuguese Empire as well as of European colonial expansion in general.
Ceuta...
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Treaty of Lisbon (1668)
The Treaty of Lisbon of 1668 was a peace treaty between Portugal and Spain, concluded at Lisbon on 13 February 1668, through the mediation of England, in which Spain recognized the sovereignty of Port...
El Jadida
El Jadida (Berber: Mazaɣan, Mazaghan, ⵎⴰⵣⴰⵖⴰⵏ; Moroccan Arabic: جّديدة, ejjdida; Arabic: الجديدة Al-Jadida; Portuguese: Mazagão) is a port city on the Atlantic coast of Morocco, in the province of El...
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Ouadane
Ouadane or Wādān (Arabic: وادان‎) is a small town in the desert region of central Mauritania, situated on the southern edge of the Adrar Plateau, 93 km northeast of Chinguetti. The town...
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Roman Catholic Diocese of Ceuta
The Catholic diocese of Ceuta, first Portuguese and afterwards Spanish, existed from 1417 to 1879. It was a suffragan of the Patriarchate of Lisbon until 1675, with the end of the Iberian Union, when...
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Julian, count of Ceuta
Julian, Count of Ceuta was a legendary Christian local ruler or subordinate ruler in North Africa who had a role in the Umayyad conquest of Hispania — a key event in the history of Islam, in which al...
Banu Isam
The Banu Isam were a Muslim dynasty that ruled Ceuta, Spain, for four generations. The town had been destroyed in a Kharijite rebellion, and was lying waste; sometime in the middle of the 9th century...
Siege of Ceuta (1419)
The Siege of Ceuta of 1419 (sometimes reported as 1418) was fought between the besieging forces of the Marinid Sultanate of Morocco, led by Sultan Abu Said Uthman III, including allied forces from the...
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Mauretania Tingitana
Mauretania Tingitana was a Roman province located in northwestern Africa, coinciding roughly with the northern part of present-day Morocco and Spanish cities of Ceuta and Melilla. The province extende...
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Daniel and Companions
Saint Daniel and Companions (died October 10, 1227) are venerated as martyrs by the Catholic Church. They were Friars Minor killed at Ceuta.
The martyrdom of St. Berard and his companions in 121...
Ceuta
Ceuta ([ˈθeuta]; Arabic: سبتة‎, Sibtah) is an 18.5-square-kilometre (7.1 sq mi) autonomous city of Spain and an exclave located on the north coast of Africa, sharing a western bord...
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Graciosa fortress
The Graciosa fortress was established on the coast of Morocco by the Portuguese in 1489. It was established on a small river island, about three leagues from the sea, at the junction of river Lucus (W...
Umayyad conquest of North Africa
The Muslim conquest of North Africa continued the century of rapid Arab Muslim military expansion following the death of Muhammad in 632 AD. By 642, the Arabs controlled Mesopotamia, Egypt and Syria, ...