711 to 1492 Spain, as it is now known, was ruled by Black African Moors. The etymology of the word ‘Moor’ is black, or dark. Moors were a mix of Black African and Arabic Muslims who ruled Spain and the rest of the Iberian peninsula between 711 and 1492. - http://kemetically-ankhtified.tumblr.com/post/17664760197
The Campaign for One Acadiana Logo~unified Acadiana economic development region: Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary and Vermilion parishes in Louisiana.
Prime Ministers Pedro Passos Coelho, from Portugal (left) and Rodriguez Zapatero, from Spain (right), in October 2011 - with economic downturn and a rising unemployment rate (over 10% unemployment rate in Portugal and 20% in Spain by 2011), the two countries of the Iberian Peninsula were trapped right in the middle of the European sovereign debt crisis.
By Federico Guerrini for IT Iberia: A clever experiment in Portugal is showing how adding new technology to the city's vehicles - including garbage trucks - can be put to new uses. Caption: The free wi-fi signs on Porto's buses. Image: Veniam
Europeans long lived under threat of incursions from the stronger Islamic World. There were many indications of a developing, vital society:population growth,economic productivity, increased political complexity, technological innovation, and artistic and intellectual complexity.
Eve of the Encounter Writing Exercises - Answer each of the following questions using complete sentences. 1. Why did Ferdinand and Isabella decide to expel Jews and Moors from the Iberian peninsula? 2. Describe the economic consequences of the expulsion of Jews and Muslims from Spain. 3. How did the fall of Constantinople in 1453 impact the Reconquista? #education
The plane would seat 755 passengers, making it economically viable for an airline, such as Iberia, pictured in this concept illustration. Passengers would be divided into three classes: 'tourist class', the equivalent of economy, 'tourist class with sky views', or business class, and 'first class'
Acequias run throughout northern New Mexico, guiding the Southwest's precious water supply throughout the region to farms and vineyards and ranches providing an essential resource for local economies, wildlife, and geography. Some of these systems in the Southwest alone are more than 400 years old, brought over by the Spanish who were taught this ancient irrigation technique by Arab peoples who governed many parts of the Iberian Peninsula for hundreds of years.
Located 700 miles southeast of Moscow, Samara city (called Kuybyshev from 1935 to 1991 ) is an administrative center and capital of Samara oblast of Russia situated on the banks of Volga river. During Soviet times Samara was a city closed to foreigners and is still largely unknown. Today Samara city plays an important role as large economic and cultural center of Russia.
March 1912: The first class gymnasium on board the Titanic. On the night of April 14, when the ship struck an iceberg, the physical instructor Mr. T. W. McCauley remained at his post and went down with the ship. | Image: Popperfoto/Getty Images| www.piclectica.com #piclectica