When the Moors Ruled in Europe
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October 30, 2006
The Moors brought the concept of romantic love, mathematics and the numbers we use today, and advanced astronomy and medical practices as well as a huge body of classical Greek texts that had been lost to Europe for centuries. This was a progressive, sensuous and intellectually curious culture that we are only just beginning to understand.
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October 23, 2006
In 711 AD, a tribe of newly converted Muslims from North Africa invaded Spain and built a rich and powerful society. Its capital, Cordoba was the largest and most civilized city in Europe, with hospitals, libraries, and public infrastructure light years ahead of its time.