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...
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Islam and Protestantism
Protestantism and Islam entered into contact during the 16th century, at a time when Protestant movements in northern Europe coincided with the expansion of the Ottoman Empire in southern Europe. As b...
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Expulsion of the Moriscos
On April 9, 1609, King Philip III of Spain decreed the Expulsion of the Moriscos (Spanish: Expulsión de los moriscos, Catalan: Expulsió dels moriscos). The Moriscos were the descendants of Sp...
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Genetic history of the Iberian Peninsula
The ancestry of modern Iberians (Spanish and Portuguese) is consistent with the geographical situation of the Iberian Peninsula in the south-west corner of Europe. There is a strong prehistoric connec...
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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...
Morisco rebellions in Granada
In southern Spain, following the conquest of Granada city in 1492 by the "Catholic Monarchs" - Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabel of Castile - the Moorish inhabitants of the city and province twice revolt...
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Ricote (Don Quixote)
Ricote is a fictional character who is referred to in Miguel de Cervantes' novel Don Quixote. He was a wealthy (rico meaning "rich" in Spanish) Morisco shopkeeper and old friend of Sancho Panza, who w...
Ricote
Ricote is a Spanish municipality in the autonomous community of Murcia. It has a population of 1,509 (2004) and an area of 87.7 km² .Ricote had a community of Moriscos (crypto-Muslims) until the 1609...
Aljamiado
Aljamiado ([alxaˈmjaðo]; Arabic: عَجَمِيَة‎ trans. ʿajamiyah) or Aljamía texts are manuscripts that use the Arabic script for transcribing European languages, especially Romance languages su...
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Iconoclasm
Iconoclasm is the destruction of religious icons and other images or monuments for religious or political motives. In time, the word, usually in the adjectival form, has also come to refer to aggress...
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Republic of Salé
The Republic of Salé was a short-lived city state at the mouth of the Bou Regreg river, founded by Moriscos - descendants of Jews and Muslims who nominally converted to Christianity, but were expelle...
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Anglo-Moroccan alliance
The Anglo-Moroccan alliance was established at the end of the 16th century and the early 17th century between the kingdoms of England and Morocco. Commercial agreements had been reached by Queen Eliza...
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Monfi
The monfíes ([momˈfi.es], sing. monfí; Arabic: منفي‎ trans. munfī, "exiled, outlawed") were moriscos who lived during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in the mountains around Granada....
Islamic fundamentalism
Islamic fundamentalism (Arabic: usul‎, the "fundamentals") is a description used in relation to Islamic ideology.Definitions of Islamic fundamentalism vary. It is deemed problematic by those...
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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...
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Ottoman Hungary
Ottoman Hungary was the territory in modern Hungary which was ruled by the Ottoman Empire from 1541 to 1699. Ottoman rule covered mostly the central and southern territories of the former medieval Kin...
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Anglo-Turkish piracy
Anglo-Turkish piracy or the Anglo-Barbary piracy refers to the collaboration between Barbary pirates and English pirates against Catholic shipping during the 17th century.
The Protestants and the ...
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Limpieza de sangre
Limpieza de sangre ([limˈpjeθa ðe ˈsaŋɡɾe]), Limpeza de sangue ([lĩˈpezɐ ðɨ ˈsɐ̃ɡɨ], [limˈpeθa ðe ˈsaŋɡe]) or Neteja de sang ([nəˈtɛʒə ðə ˈsaŋ]), meaning "cleanliness of blood", played an important ro...
Arma people
The Arma people are an ethnic group of the middle Niger River valley, descended from Moroccan and Andalusian invaders of the 16th century. The name, applied by other groups, derives from the word ar-...
Islamic influences on Christian art
Islamic influences on Western art refers to the influence of Islamic art, the artistic production in the Islamic world from the 8th to the 19th century, on Christian art. During this period, the front...
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Hornachos
Hornachos is a municipality located in the province of Badajoz, Extremadura, Spain. According to the 2005 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 3,840 inhabitants.
The first human sett...
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Turco-Calvinism
Turco-Calvinism refers to the alliance or rapprochement between the Protestant Reformation and the Ottoman Empire during the 16th century.This rapprochement occurred at the expense of Catholic Habsbur...
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