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The End of al-Andalus

The history of Islam in the Iberian Peninsula is vital to understanding modern relations between Muslims and non-Muslims in Spain and Portugal.

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The End of Muslim Spain

On this day, 531 years ago, the last Muslim dynasty in Spain surrendered to Christian forces, thereby ending Muslim rule on the Iberian Peninsula.

Tariq Ibn Ziyad: Invader or Liberator?

"...the Muslims were welcomed by a large proportion of the ruling aristocracy and the Jews."

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The Muslim History Behind “Assassin’s Creed”

The Spanish Inquisition The new Assassin's Creed movie is an adaptation of the popular video game. The movie is set in a fictional version of real-world events – the real world events being the Spanish inquisition that followed the end of the Muslim rule of Spain in 1492. The film