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A 19th century map of Roman Hispania

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A map of the 19th century, of Roman Hispania, that is the modern states of Spain and Portugal.

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The Reconquista in the Iberian peninsula, part II

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The Reconquista in the Iberian peninsula, part II

The next maps on the Reconquista in medieval Spain and Portugal, that is a series of campaigns by Christian states to recapture territory from the Muslims (Moors), who had occupied most of the Iberian Peninsula in the early 8th century.

In  the 11th century, when Moorish unity broke down and the

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The Reconquista in the Iberian peninsula, part I

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The first two maps on the Reconquista in medieval Spain and Portugal, that is a series of campaigns by Christian states to recapture territory from the Muslims (Moors), who had occupied most of the Iberian Peninsula in the early 8th century.

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The sword of a Hispano-Muslim warlord is digitized in 3-D

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At age 90, Ali Atar, one of the main military chiefs of King Boabdil of Granada, fought to his death in the Battle of Lucena in 1483. It was there that his magnificent Nasrid sword was taken away from him, and researchers from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and a company from Toledo have now modeled it in order to graphically document and present it on the web.

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Urban Plan of Emporion (Ampurias), Iberia

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An urban plan of ancient Emporion (modern Ampurias) close to the northeastern edge of Spain.
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