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28 February, 2024 - 13:35
‘Moorish King's House’ Had a Secret Staircase to Survive Sieges
Nestled within the rugged landscape of Ronda, Spain, lies a hidden gem of ancient ingenuity: La Casa del Rey Moro, or the House of the Moorish King. While this historic site is renowned for its...
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3 December, 2023 - 21:56
Reclaiming Iberia: The Epic Tale of the Reconquista in Spain
The Reconquista , a pivotal chapter in medieval European history, represents the centuries-long struggle in the Iberian Peninsula as Christian kingdoms sought to reclaim their territories from...
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31 August, 2023 - 20:52
The Mezquita: A Spanish Cathedral Within a Mosque (Video)
Nestled in Córdoba, Spain, the Mezquita is a remarkable embodiment of history and diverse faiths . Initially devoted to Janus , the Roman God, this structure underwent a fascinating transformation...
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19 March, 2023 - 17:54
15 Facts About the Moors You've Probably Never Heard
The Moors left a significant mark on medieval Europe, especially with their conquest of the Iberian Peninsula in 711 AD. They ruled over Spain for several centuries, transforming it culturally,...
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11 February, 2023 - 00:58
The Spanish Inquisition: The Truth Behind the Black Legend (Part II)
One of the most controversial organizations in history, the Spanish Inquisition has been poorly understood by the general public. This period of religious persecution, which took place between 1478...
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28 April, 2022 - 22:41
Aeons of Battle: The 5 Longest Wars in History
In the annals of humanity there is one phenomenon that has consistently weaved and threaded itself through the fabric of time. It is, of course, war, which from the very earliest times until the...
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21 March, 2021 - 21:51
El Cid: Christian Champion or Mercenary for the Moors?
Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, more commonly known as El Cid, was an 11 th century Spanish knight, military leader and mercenary. This larger-than-life-figure is celebrated as a champion of Christianity...
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20 October, 2020 - 18:03
Missing Stone Inscription Holds Key to Almazán Skeletons Enigma
Archaeologists in Almazán Spain are boxed into a corner with a double-edged mystery in which a missing carved stone holds the answer to why eleven bodies were buried beneath a massive medieval...
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11 November, 2015 - 03:50
Forgotten Moorish Sites in Murcia Hold Treasures Yet to Be Discovered
The city and Taifa (emirate or petty kingdom) of Murcia were founded during the period of Moorish occupation in Spain. When the Moors occupied the Iberian Peninsula in 711 AD they were able to hold...
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