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From palaces to parades: How Spain treats its Islamic past

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Mezquita de Córdoba, from the website Periodista Digital, 2015

In the gardens of the Royal Alcázar of Seville stands a simple, unadorned column with a short, poignant inscription written in Spanish: ‘The city of Seville to its poet-king Almutamid ibn Abbad, on the 9th century of his sad exile, 7 September 1091, Rachab 384’. Centuries after the city was re-taken by the Christians during…

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