When the Moors Ruled in Europe

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When The Moors Ruled In Europe
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Directed byTimothy Copestake
Release date
2005
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish

When The Moors Ruled In Europe is a documentary movie presented by the English historian Bettany Hughes. It is a two-part series on the contribution the Moors made to Europe during their 700-year reign in Spain and Portugal ending in the 15th century. It was first broadcast on Channel 4 Saturday 5 November 2005.[1] and was filmed in the Spanish region of Andalusia, mostly in the cities of Granada, Cordoba and the Moroccan city of Fes.

The era ended with the Reconquista during which the Catholic authorities burnt over 1,000,000 Arabic texts.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 4oD
  2. ^ Channel 4: When the Moors Ruled in Europe First Broadcast: Saturday 5 November 2005 (103 mins)
  • Wiegand, David (22 June 2008). "When The Moors Ruled In Europe". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved 28 December 2008.
  • "When The Moors Ruled In Europe". The Sydney Morning Herald. 17 June 2007. Retrieved 28 December 2008.
  • "When the Moors Ruled In Europe (DVD)". NeuFutur Magazine. 18 June 2008. Retrieved 28 December 2008.
  • "DVD Video Reviews: When the Moors Ruled in Europe". Alhambra. 3 June 2008. Retrieved 28 December 2008.

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