17. The Iberians – Part 1

Download link – https://latinamericanhistory.podiant.co/e/359ee1efe99300/download.mp3

This episode provides a lightning fast run down of Iberian history up to the 1400s. We will also start to unpack how this history influenced the Spanish and Portuguese cultures and national characters. These influences would go on to determine how they behaved in the new world.

 

 

The Alhambra in Granada was where the last muslim emir in Iberia ruled from. It is a beautiful Islamic palace with Christian architecture added in later years
Another Moorish building which was later occupied by the Christian Iberians is the castle at Sintra near Lisbon.

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