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Why You Should Make Use Of Mobile Phone Monitoring Program Why You Ought To Have Cellular Tracking Application Why Should You Use Cellular Monitoring App Why You Ought To Manage Mobile Phone...
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Dublin Institute of Technology baren-boym.com

Dublin Institute of Technology baren-boym.com We offer our clients creativity through product design, mechanical and electrical engineering, interaction design, and manufacturing liaison...
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HomeworkForSchool Math Homework School Provides, Artwork Function, And Initiatives

HomeworkForSchool Math Homework School Provides, Artwork Function, And Initiatives What makes Tiger Woods fragment checker the biggest golfer of all time? Camp Geneva also has systems for buy...
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Religious Pluralism In Al-Andalus: Translating An Old Greek Text

The Middle Ages are commonly associated with ideas such as religious intolerance and intellectual backwardness. Images are conjured up of despotic kings using religion as a pretext for...
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Spain’s Moriscos: a 400 year old Muslim tragedy is a story for today

Matthew Carr, the author of Blood and Faith, explains how the plight of the Moriscos, driven from their home country as detested aliens, has urgent lessons for our own age. La Expulsión en el...
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Ten Historical Facts for Dirilis Ertugrul Fans

The Turkish drama series Dirilis Ertugrul has taken Muslim audiences in the West by storm, but Dilly Hussain asks whether fans are aware of the following historical facts. Forget Stranger Things,...
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Islam and the Ottoman Empire

If you read many Western histories of the Ottoman Empire, you may not even learn that the Ottomans were a Muslim empire. They are often seen as a typical European multi-cultural empire whose only...
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Spain’s Forgotten Muslims – The Expulsion of the Moriscos

One of the truly tragic events in Islamic history is the loss of al-Andalus, or Muslim Spain. For centuries, the Iberian Peninsula was a Muslim land with Muslim rulers and a Muslim population. At...
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Cultured Cordova

In the days of Islamic Spain, one city made a bold bid for much of the world’s talent Cultured Cordova A raffish figure cantered down the dusty Spanish road to Cordova in the year 1120. His...
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The Giralda II

In 1195, al-Mansur won a great victory against the forces of King Alfonso VIII in the Battle of Alarcos. To celebrate his triumph, he ordered four enor­mous gilded bronze balls – called...
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The Giralda

Modern Seville is a city of the Renaissance – the most Italian of Spanish cities, said a Venetian ambassador in the 16th cen­tury – and above all a city of the ba­roque, a style which...
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Manuscripts of Muslim Spain

Whenever anyone thinks of the art of Islamic Spain it is usually the great architectural monuments which come to mind; the Alhambra must be as familiar to most Europeans as the Parthenon. Yet the...
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Following Washington Irving III

Pilar, owner of Loja’s Posada Rincón, told me that her establishment opened its doors to travelers in 1810, and she recalled when its outer patio had not yet been roofed and was used...
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Following Washington Irving II

Irving felt himself almost more in Arabia than in Spain on this trip. Describing the lonely views of herdsmen and mule trains crossing a distant plain, he wrote, “thus the country, the...
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Following Washington Irving I

In his retelling of Moorish legends and traditions in The Conquest of Granada(published in 1829) and The Alhambra (1832)—both instant best-sellers and widely...
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The Art of Islamic Spain III

In architecture, buildings took on new forms and decoration. An example in the exhibition from the Aljaferia in Saragossa, the best-preserved palace complex of the taifa era, is a carved-stucco...
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The Art of Islamic Spain II

But that dynasty collapsed after the death of the formidable dictator-chamberlain al-Mansur in 1002 and the civil war of 1010-1013, and local governors proclaimed themselves taifas, or...
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The Art of Islamic Spain I

The Alhambra, site of the first presentation of the exhibition "Al-Andalus: The Art of Islamic Spain," has been an Orientalist fantasy since.. Washington Irving rediscovered it for the...
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The Cuisine of Al Andalus II

Cherries, apples and pears were cultivated in the Ebro and Jalon river valleys and the much-appreciated figs nearly everywhere. The ones from the Seville area were the favorites. A colorful sight...
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Granada’s top 10 Moorish secrets

    1. Best-preserved Islamic spot: The Carmen de la Victoria The word "carmen" – derived from the Arabic for a garden planted with vines – is a specifically...
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