Sentence Examples

  • Aguilar "of the Frontier" was so named in the middle ages from its position on the border of the Moorish territories, which were defended by the castle of Anzur, now a ruin; but the spacious squares and modern houses of the existing town retain few vestiges of Moorish dominion.
  • The roof of the nave is of Moorish plaster work.
  • Haedo sets forth that a young Arab who had embraced Christianity and had been baptized with the name of Geronimo was captured by a Moorish corsair in 1569 and taken to Algiers.
  • Close by stands a large royal palace, Moorish in style.
  • The Jews of Spain attained to high places in the service of the state from the time of the Moorish conquest in 711.

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