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

Wikipedia.org/ Al-Andalus--also known as Muslim Spain or Islamic Iberia, was a medieval Muslim territory and cultural domain occupying at its peak most of what are today Spain and Portugal. At its greatest geographical extent in the eighth century, southern France—Septimania—was briefly under its control. The name more generally describes parts of the Iberian Peninsula governed

ALHAMBRA ( Granada ) somptueuse calligraphie arabe " ولا غالب إلا الله " et ornements des murs ...la beauté d'Al -Andalus ... simply AWESOME!

CASTLES OF SPAIN - Castillo de Moratalla (Murcia). Hacia el siglo IX se levantó la primera estructura islámica sobre restos ibéricos, constituyendo un punto importante para la defensa de al-Andalus. La Orden de Santiago lo reconstruye, destacando la Torre del Homenaje, del siglo XV, (sobre su puerta, en 1465, fue colgado el cuerpo del Comendador de la Orden, Alfonso de Vozmediano asesinado por sus vasallos en rebeldia).