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
Siege of Seville
The Siege of Seville (July 1247 – November 1248) was a 16-month successful investment during the Reconquista of Seville by forces of Ferdinand III of Castile. Although perhaps eclipsed in geopolitical...
Siege of Seville - Wikipedia
Ibn al-Khatib
Lisan ad-Din ibn al-Khatib (Born 16 November 1313, Loja– died 1374, Fes, Morocco) (Full name Muhammad ibn Abd Allah ibn Said ibn Ali ibn Ahmad al-Salmani) was an Arab polymath poet, writer, historian...
Ibn al-Khatib - Wikipedia
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...
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 ...
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...
Yusuf V, Sultan of Granada
Yusuf V (died 1463) was the seventeenth Nasrid ruler of Granada in Iberia.
Battle of Covadonga
The Battle of Covadonga was the first significant victory by a Christian military force in Iberia following the Muslim Moors' conquest of that region in 711. It was fought at Covadonga, most likely i...
Muwashshah
Muwashshah (موشح muwaššaḥ  literally means "girdled" in Classical Arabic; plural muwāshshaḥāt موشحات or tawāshīḥ تواشيح) is the name for both an Arabic poetic form and a secular musical genre. T...
Ferdinand II of León
Ferdinand II (c. 1137 – 22 January 1188) was King of León and Galicia from 1157 to his death.
Born in Toledo, Castile, he was the son of King Alfonso VII of León and Castile and of Berenguela, of ...
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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
Flora and Maria
Flora and María were the first two of nine female Christian Martyrs of Córdoba. After denouncing Islam before an Islamic judge, they were imprisoned. Though threatened "with being thrown upon the stre...
Flora and Maria - Wikipedia