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Cordova, a city of the Moors by Albert Frederick Calvert

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Published by J. Lane, J. Lane company in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Arabs -- Spain,
  • Córdoba (Spain) -- Description and travel,
  • Córdoba (Spain) -- History

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Edition Notes

Statementby Albert F. Calvert and Walter M. Gallichan. With 160 illustrations.
SeriesThe Spanish series, Spanish series (John Lane Company)
ContributionsGallichan, Walter M. 1861-1946.
LC ClassificationsDP402.C7 C3
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 108 p. 160 (i.e. 159) pl. on 80 \U+fffd\.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23291161M
LC Control Number07041577

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  Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Cordova; A city of the Moors by Albert Frederick Calvert and Walter M. Gallichan - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Calvert, Albert Frederick, Cordova, a city of the Moors. London, J. Lane ; New York, J. Cordova, a city of the Moors Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Plates, except the last one, printed on both sides. Cordova was one of the residences of the Gothic kings. It was known as Kordhobah among the Goths.

At its height, Córdova, the heart of Moorish territory in Spain, was the most modern city in Europe. The streets were well-paved, with raised sidewalks for pedestrians. During the night, ten miles of streets were well illuminated by lamps. (This was hundreds of years before there was a paved street in Paris or a street lamp in London.). Read "Cordova, a city of the Moors" by Albert Frederick Calvert,Walter Matthews joint author Gallichan available from Rakuten Kobo. Spain’s greatest author Miguel de Cervantes used a Moorish character to narrate the story of the central character in his famous book Don Quixote. Interesting facts about Moors During its peak, Cordova, the center of Moorish territory in Spain, was the most modern city in all of Europe. User Review - Flag as inappropriate “History of the Moors of Spain” by M Florian A Review by Robert Bovington I have read a number of books relating to the Moors’ occupation of Spain including Washington Irving’s excellent “Chronicles of the Conquest of Granada” and “Tales of the Alhambra. “History of the Moors of Spain” by n is an even more comprehensive account, at 3/5(2).

  At a time when Europe had only two universities, the Moors had seventeen, located in Almeria, Cordova, Granada, Juen, Malaga, Seville, and Toledo. Cordova A city of the Moors - Ebook written by Albert F. Calvert. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Cordova A city of the Moors. The best-known books of the moors are found mainly in German. It is believed that the English either altered their version or simply destroyed the books. But the Moors who ruled Europe from Spain ruled England as well and offered Jews their protection until the civil war between Moors of Arab descendency and the African Moors. Students flocked from France and Germany and England to drink from the fountain of learning which flowed only in the cities of the Moors. The surgeons and doctors of Andalusia were in the van of science: women were encouraged to devote themselves to serious study, and the lady doctor was not unknown among the people of Cordova.