Islam in Spain
Islam has had a fundamental presence in the culture and history of Spain. The religion was present in modern Spanish soil from 709 until 1614 beginning with Arab rule and ending with the expulsion of ...
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Mudéjar - Espana Mudejar
Imagenes de Zaragoza y Toleod con musica atribuida a Alfonso X el Sabio (Cantigas de Santa Maria) interpretada por la Boston Camerata (Joel Cohen) y la Schol...
Al-Andalus
I made this short video to remember the great islamic civilisation in Al Andalus and in memoriam 400 years of expulsion of the Muslims of Andalusia (Los Mori...
Al-Andalus History of Islam in Spain - YouTube
Feb 13, 2011 ... Meeting with Ahmed Deedat - Sequel to Christ in Islam Lecture - English Full ... When the Moors rule in Europe - History of Islam in Spain.
Umayyad conquest of Hispania
The Umayyad conquest of Hispania is the initial expansion of the Umayyad Caliphate over Hispania largely extending from 711 to 788. The conquest resulted in the destruction of the Visigothic Kingdom a...
Umayyad conquest of Hispania - Wikipedia
Al-Andalus
Al-Andalus (Arabic: الأندلس‎, trans. al-ʼAndalus; Spanish: Al-Ándalus; Portuguese: Al-Ândalus; Aragonese: Al-Andalus; Catalan: Al-Àndalus; Berber: Andalus or Wandalus), also ...
Al-Andalus - Wikipedia
Reconquista
The Reconquista ("reconquest") is a period of approximately 781 years in the history of the Iberian Peninsula, after the Islamic conquest in 711 to the fall of Granada, the last Islamic state on the p...
Reconquista - Wikipedia
Morisco
Moriscos ([moˈɾiskos], [muˈɾiskus], [moˈɾiskos]; Portuguese: mouriscos [mo(w)ˈɾiʃkuʃ], [mo(w)ˈɾiskus]; meaning "Moorish") were former Muslims who were forced to convert to Christianity rather tha...
Morisco - Wikipedia
Spanish Inquisition
The Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition (Spanish: Tribunal del Santo Oficio de la Inquisición), commonly known as the Spanish Inquisition (Inquisición española), was established in 1478...
Spanish Inquisition - Wikipedia
Shrob ou shouf fountain
The Shrob ou shouf fountain (also spelled Chrob ou chouf) is situated in the medina of Marrakech near the Ben Youssef Medrassa.
The fountain was built during the reign of the Saadian sultan Ahmad ...
Salafia Jihadia
Salafia Jihadia is an Islamic terrorist organization affiliated with Al Qaeda that is active in North Africa and Spain.Eleven suspected members of the organization were arrested in Ceuta in December 2...
Taifa of Tortosa
The Taifa of Tortosa was a medieval taifa kingdom which existed for two separate periods: from 1010 to 1060 and from 1081 to 1099.
Taifa of Tortosa - Wikipedia
Taifa of Ronda
The Taifa of Ronda was a medieval taifa kingdom that existed in Moorish al-Andalus (in what is now southern Spain) from 1039 to 1065. It was ruled by a family from the Banu Ifran tribe of North Africa...
Taifa of Ronda - Wikipedia
Battle of Guadalete
The Battle of Guadalete was fought in 711 or 712 at an unidentified location between the Christian Visigoths of Hispania under their king, Roderic, and an invading force of Muslim Arabs and Berbers un...
Battle of Guadalete - Wikipedia
Aben Humeya
Aben Humeya (1520–1569), also known as Muhammad ibn Umayyah, was a Spanish leader who commanded the Morisco Revolt against Philip II of Spain in the Alpujarras region, near Granada.
Aben Humeya wa...
Abu Nayaf al-Afghani
Abu Nayaf al-Afghani, also known as Abu Dujana Al-Afghan, is an Islamic terrorist organization affiliated with Al Qaeda that operates in Spain, advocating an end to Spanish support and involvement in ...
Islamic Golden Age
The Islamic Golden Age refers to the period in the history of Islam during the Middle Ages when much of the Muslim world was ruled by various caliphates, experiencing a scientific, economic, and cultu...
Islamic Golden Age - Wikipedia
Captain from Castile (novel)
Captain from Castile is a historical adventure novel by author Samuel Shellabarger originally published in 1945.The novel relates the adventures of young Spanish nobleman Pedro de Vargas during the ea...
Abd ar-Rahman IV
Abd ar-Rahman IV Mortada (عبدالرحمن) was the Caliph of Cordoba in the Umayyad dynasty of the Al-Andalus (Moorish Iberia), succeeding Suleiman II, in 1018. That same year, he was murdered at Cadiz whil...
Siege of Lisbon
The Siege of Lisbon, from July 1 to October 25, 1147, was the military action that brought the city of Lisbon under definitive Portuguese control and expelled its Moorish overlords. The Siege of Lisbo...
Siege of Lisbon - Wikipedia
Madrid Central Mosque
The Madrid Central Mosque (Spanish: Mezquita Central de Madrid) or Abu-Bakr Mosque is a building located in the Cuatro Caminos (Four Roads) neighborhood of Tetuán district. During its construction...
Madrid Central Mosque - Wikipedia
Mezquita de las Tornerías
The Mezquita de las Tornerías (original Arabic name: al-Mustimim) is a former mosque in Toledo, Spain. It was built in the middle of the 11th century, after the example of the Mosque of Cristo de la L...
Mezquita de las Tornerías - Wikipedia
Alcazar of Jerez de la Frontera
The Alcazar of Jerez de la Frontera is a former Moorish fortress, now housing a park, in Jerez de la Frontera, Andalusia, Spain. It was declared Bien de Interés Cultural in 1931.A first fortress was p...
Alcazar of Jerez de la Frontera - Wikipedia