The Moors in Spain

Cover of: The Moors in Spain | Stanley Lane-Poole

Published by Kessinger Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Portugal,
  • Spain,
  • Europe - Spain & Portugal

Edition Notes

Kessinger Publishing"s Rare Reprints

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8463864M
ISBN 10141797124X
ISBN 109781417971244
OCLC/WorldCa123168371

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"The Story of the Moors in Spain" by Stanley Lane-Poole is a detailed presentation of the history of the Islamic invasion and rule of (largely) the Andalusia region of modern Spain/5(). The Moors in Spain (Illustrated) and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - /5(28). The story of the Moors in Spain “reads like a dream.” Under their rule, thrift and prosperity prevailed throughout the country.

“Palatial cities rose under their hand/5(16). Though originally written and published over years ago, The Story of the Moors in Spain by Stanley Lane-Poole is an quick, easy, and informative read.

Although the book is not up to the scholarship standards of today, Lane-Poole uses the sources at his disposal along folklore, traditional Spanish ballads, and romantic history written by Washington Irving to produce a most engaging book/5. 8 rows    The Moors in Spain Language: English: LoC Class: DP: History: General and.

The Story of the Moors in Spain is a history of the Moorish Empire in Andalusia, chronicling the rise and fall of the Islamic empire, and with it Reviews: 1. Thus the glory of the Moorish civilization in Spain was gradually extinguished.

Its contributions to Western Europe and especially to Spain were almost incalculable—in art and architecture, medicine and science, and learning (especially ancient Greek learning).

See S. Lane-Poole, The Moors in Spain (, repr. Description: The Story of the Moors in Spain is a history of the Moorish Empire in Andalusia, chronicling the rise and fall of the Islamic empire, and with it the stymie of a "civilized and enlightened State." Author Stanley Lane-Poole catalogues the art, architecture, religion, science, and industry that flourished with the establishment of the Muslim regime in Spain.

This book is a very interesting read about the Moors. The flow of the book was fine in my opinion. After reading Golden Age of the Moors, this book was a good addition to my learning about the North African, Northwest African Moors (would be considered Black by United States racial standards) and the Arab makeup of the Moorish Armies that invaded and conquered Medieval Spain/5().

[i] Quoted in Edward Scobie, The Moors and Portugal’s Global Expansion, in Golden Age of the Moor, ed Ivan Van Sertima, US, Transaction Publishers,p 3.

The Moors, who ruled Spain for years, introduced new scientific techniques to Europe, such as an astrolabe, a device for measuring the position of the stars and planets. Sometimes words such as Moor and Arab become interchanged, but the book is a great read for anyone interested in history, especially this epoch in history when Moors (modern day black men) controlled Spain, Portugal, Italy and pther parts of europe, and lost it all due to infighting give it a read, expand your world knowledge/5(35).

Though originally written and published over years ago, The Story of the Moors in Spain by Stanley Lane-Poole is an quick, easy, and informative read. Although the book is not up to the 4/5(2). OF THE MOORS IN SPAIN.

THE LAST OF THE GOTHS. WHEN the armies of Alexander the Great were trampling upon the ancient empires of the East, one country remained undisturbed and undismayed. The people of Arabia sent no humble embassies to the conqueror.

History of Moors in Spain: Rulings and relationships between Moors and other locals When the Moors conquered Spain, they met Christians, Jews, and other Iberian tribes, who were previously living there.

The Moors granted them special status as they were seen as their brothers of faith. All the faiths lived together in peace and harmony.

A Brief Guide to the Marvelous History of the Moors in Spain Originally from the North African country of Morocco, the Moors were medieval Muslims who once ruled over areas that currently comprise Spain, Portugal, and Septimania.

This Historyplex article provides a brief history of the Moors in Spain. MOORS IN SPAIN BY: STANELY LANEPOOLE A book of great intellectual scholarship and historical insight ‘Moors In Spain’ by Stanely Lanepoole has almost secured a Reviews: 1.

Reasonably well written, but a huge disappointment. I bought the whole book on the strength of the sample, which promised some action. Instead I ploughed through a series of rather pedantic musings on the close links between Spain and the Moors - all stuff that most of us are already aware of, even if somewhat vaguely/5(40).

When some Moors (Black African conquerors in Spain) converted to Christianity, they took on Christian names and their last name would be ‘the black’ like Kenneth The Black.

The Moor. The Moors controlled various European countries including Spain (Which they controlled for years,) All the Eurocentric historians become silent when. In Aragon, the eastern part of Spain ruled by Ferdinand’s family, “Moors” or “Saracens” (as they were known, and called themselves) accounted for 30% of the population in some places.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top The Moors in Spain by Lane-Poole, Stanley, Publication date c Topics Arabs -- Spain, Spain -- Pages: The very interesting time of the Muslim Moors in Spain is detailed in a quite non-romantic way.

His emphasis is on the Moors and the Christians. Whereas my interest is in the Jews and how they survived or didn't under the rule, often intolerant of both religious groups. Nonetheless it is an interesting complex picture that he paints/5. The history of Spain offers us a melancholy contrast.

Twelve hundred years ago, Tarik the Moor added the land of the Visigoths to the long catalogue of kingdoms subdued by the Moslems. For nearly eight centuries, under her Mohammedan rulers, Spain set to all Europe a shining example of a civilized and enlightened State.

Eventually, the Moors were expelled from Spain. View Images The Alhambra, a Moorish palace and fortress in Granada, Spain, was described by poets as a "pearl set in emeralds.".

The Story of the Moors in Spain is a history of the Moorish Empire in Andalusia, chronicling the rise and fall of the Islamic empire, and with it the stymie of a "civilized and enlightened State." Author Stanley Lane-Poole catalogues the art, architecture, religion, science, and industry that 4/4(2).

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top The Jews and Moors in Spain by Krauskopf, Joseph, Publication date Topics Jews -- Spain History, Moriscos -- Pages: The Moors in Spain.

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More Questions at Ask Mr. History. Don’t miss the next Ask Mr. History question. Lane-Poole was the first to publish a scholarly history in English about a non-Christian civilization, making this a ground-breaking work. Written with extensive knowledge, wit, and admiration, Lane-Poole’s The Moors in Spain is not to be missed.

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Having read this short, but skilfully written account of the Moors in Spain, I felt that I understood the final episodes of 'Isabel', which depicts the factionalism within the Alhambra. While the idea of a united Spain seems thoroughly modern, the price paid at the expense of the Moors and the Jews was horrific/5(25).

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Description: xx, pages: illustrations, folded map ; 20 cm. Series Title: Story of the nations. Other Titles: Story of the Moors in Spain: Responsibility: by Stanley Lane-Poole ; with the collaboration of Arthur Gilman.

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