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In 711 a military of Arabs and Berbers from North Africa, united by means of their religion in Islam, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar and arrived at the Iberian Peninsula. In below a decade the Muslims introduced lots of the peninsula lower than their domination they known as the Iberian lands they managed al-Andalus. even though the borders of al-Andalus shifted over the centuries, the Muslims remained a strong strength at the peninsula for nearly 8 hundred years, till 1492, once they have been expelled through Ferdinand and Isabella. This quantity, which accompanies an important exhibition offered on the Alhambra in Granada and The Metropolitan Museum of artwork in manhattan, is dedicated to the little-known creative legacy of Islamic Spain. From 711 to 1492 al-Andalus was once the occidental frontier of Islam. Floating at the western fringe of the Mediterranean, bring to an end from the eu continent by way of jagged mountains, it used to be geographically remoted from either North Africa and Europe, from Islamic in addition to Christian lands. actual remoteness gave al-Andalus a privileged position in medieval myths but additionally separated it from the groups of the east and the west, in order that it bought basically sporadic awareness from either worlds. even supposing a small staff of students pursued the intense learn of the humanities of Islamic Spain, those arts have for the main half been seen as significant and unique vestiges of a misplaced tradition, as items and monuments that left no mark on eu culture.

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Al-Andalus : the art of islamic Spain ; [in conjunction with the Exhibition Al-Andalus: the Art of Islamic Spain, held at the Alhambra, Granada (March 18 - June 7, 1992), and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N

In 711 a military of Arabs and Berbers from North Africa, united by means of their religion in Islam, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar and arrived at the Iberian Peninsula. In below a decade the Muslims introduced many of the peninsula lower than their domination they referred to as the Iberian lands they managed al-Andalus.

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