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Gold dinar minted in Al-Andalus -contrast this with the images on currency in the "Muslim" world today. Pitiful. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Al-Andalus - Arabic texts offering the first mentions of the island of Al-Andalus and the sea of al-Andalus become extraordinarily clear if we substitute this expressions with "Atlantis" or "Atlantic". The same can be said with reference to Hercules and the Amazons whose island, according to Arabic commentaries of these Greek and Latin legends, was located in jauf Al-Andalus—that is, to the north or interior of the Atlantic Ocean.

Silver-inlaid brass planispheric astrolabe Spain, probably Toledo, 14th century. Engraved copper alloy inlaid with silver. Source: Aga Khan Museum

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