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Ukiah Daily Journal
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:48:45 -0700

There's something different about Spain...Hard to pinpoint, but it's just not quite like the rest of Europe. Yes, it's geographically unique—on a huge peninsula jutting away from the Mediterranean and into the North Atlantic, so close to kissing North ...
 
San Bernardino County Sun
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 21:52:30 -0700

Similarly, some Latinos in Latin America — where there are growing numbers of converts — as well as in the U.S. see themselves connected to Islam because of its centuries-long history in Moorish Spain, she said. But the percentage of converts has ...

The Boston Musical Intelligencer

The Boston Musical Intelligencer
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 06:30:21 -0700

... varying instrumentation and dynamics, mingling Native American and African elements with the polyrhythms of Moorish Spain, and leaving room for freewheeling improvisation, Hespèrion XXI and Tembembe enlivened a potentially soporific program of the ...

STLtoday.com

STLtoday.com
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:01:44 -0700

He taxed kings for crusades against Moorish Spain and Muslims in the Holy Land — though his crusaders wound up sacking Constantinople instead. In what was for him an uncharacteristic move, he also met with a young ex-soldier from Italy's Umbrian ...

Slate Magazine (blog)

Slate Magazine (blog)
Thu, 02 Apr 2015 04:12:55 -0700

There was a period in Moorish Spain where Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived in relative harmony and cooperation. Christians and Jews were considered dhimmis and were second-class citizens who had to pay a tax and had some restrictions on worship, ...

Huffington Post

Huffington Post
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 07:54:35 -0700

Caution: This post contains minor spoilers from "Game of Thrones" and "A Song of Ice and Fire." Still reeling from Sunday's season 5 finale of "Game Of Thrones"? Understandable. It was brutal! One mental exercise useful during every traumatic episode ...
 
Telegraph.co.uk (blog)
Thu, 02 Jan 2014 00:04:06 -0800

On 2 January 1492, a 40-year-old Italian sailor stood amid the fluttering banners outside the fabled walls of Granada, and watched as Muhammad XII handed the city's keys over to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain. On Muhammad's ignominious ...
 
Washington Post
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:37:30 -0800

The mosque in Cordoba and the Alhambra in Granada were beautiful reminders of the time when Moorish Spain was a center of art and learning. Although King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain expelled all the Jews and Moors who refused to convert ...
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