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Thursday, 7 March 2013
BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY : THE MOOR'S IN SPAIN : BLACK PEOPLE IN SPAIN :
The Moors were the Medieval Muslim in inhabitants of Morocco, Western Algeria, Western Sahara, Mauritania, the Iberian Peninsula, Septicemia, Sicily and Malta. The Moors called their territory Al-Andalus, an area comprising Gibraltar, much of what is now Spain and Portugal, and parts of France. There was also a Moorish presence in present day Southern Italy after they occupied Mayra in m827. The religious Moorish Muslims led to a centuries-long conflict with Christian Kingdoms of Europe called the Recoguista. The fall of Granada in 1492 saw the end of the Muslim presence in Iberia.