"Moros" SPA 110

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"Moros" SPA 110

  1. 1. Muslims in Spain 711-1492 Photos by Glenn and Nancy Barclay
  2. 2. In 711 the Muslims entered Spain by means of North Africa.Cordoba was the Muslim capital for 300 years.
  3. 3. The Mosque of Cordoba “The Jewel of the World”
  4. 4. A view of the Mosque from the Guadalquivir River.
  5. 5. Inside the Mosquethere are 800 columnsthat give theimpression of a forest.
  6. 6. During the 10th century Cordoba was the center of sciencein Europe. The studies of philosophy, medicine, agriculture,and astronomy flourished.
  7. 7. The Alhambra of Granada
  8. 8. View of the Alhambra The Red Fortress
  9. 9. La Torre de la Vela
  10. 10. Palaces of the kings within the Alhambra
  11. 11. Orange Trees
  12. 12. Waterand fountains everywhere
  13. 13. Arched doorways
  14. 14. Fountains
  15. 15. Gardens
  16. 16. Verses of the Koran on the walls
  17. 17. Colored ceramic tiles
  18. 18. Patio of the Lions
  19. 19. Muslim Craftmanship
  20. 20. Dale limosna mujer, Give him alms, woman,que no hay en la vida nada for there is nothing in lifecomo la pena de ser so cruel as beingciego en Granada. blind in Granada. Francisco de Icaza (1863-1925)
  21. 21. La Rendición de Granada Redemption of GranadaThe last Muslim king, Boabdil, turning over the keys to thecity of Granada to the Catholic King and Queen –Ferdinand and Isabella, 1492. Padilla (1882)

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