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For people who say Morocco have no claim to canary Islands... A DNA test have revealed the first inhabitant of the islands have berber DNA who came from Morocco


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I guess the real reason is the same one which explains why there are so many movies about Vietnam in the US: when you loose a war you're in desperate need of heroes. The spanish-cuban-american war was a complete disaster for Spain, loosing the last remnants of its former glorious empire and sending the country on a vain exercise of soul-searching that many ...


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Here is how the historian Dr. Ludwig Pastor explains it in his 1899 The History of the Popes vol. 5 pp. 345-7: The Jews in Spain were a source of considerable trouble to Innocent VIII. They had become a real danger to the population by their usury and their proselytising. In 1484, the Pope took measures to counteract the evil; and in the following year he ...


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Question: Were Jews cut off from the Babylonian Geonim? The Islamic Schism was a secondary reason for the waning influence of the Babylonian Geonim. The primary reason was economic, and is tied to the decline and troubles incurred by the city of Baghdad itself. History of Baghdad Baghdad's early meteoric growth slowed due to troubles within the ...


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Apparently, it is still valid. If you can read spanish and you have a stomach for legalese, you can try to digest this. It is a relatively long but definitely dull exposition on what you should do in case that you wanted to prove your status of "hidalgo" in modern XXIth century Spain. I've browsed diagonally the document, and the TL;DR; version of if (...


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