The Moors in Spain

By Stanley Lane-Poole; Arthur Gilman | Go to book overview

CONTENTS.
PAGE

I. THE LAST OF THE GOTHS1

The seclusion of Ancient Arabia , 1--Change caused by the Prophet Mohammed, 2--The Saracen conquests , 3--Ceuta attacked, 4 -- Condition of Spain , 4 -- Effects of Roman rule, 5--The Visigoths , 6--Demoralization of all classes , 7 --Witiza , 8--Roderick , 8 -- Story of Florinda , 11 -- Count Julian's revenge, 11--He joins the Arabs , 12--Mūsa son of Noseyr, 12--First incursion into Spain under Tarīf , 13-- Tārik's invasion , 13--The Enchanted Tower , 14--Roderick's vision, 18--Battle of the Guadalete , 20--Fate of Don Rodrigo, 21.

II. THE WAVE OF CONQUEST23

Subjugation of Spain , 23--Capture of Cordova, Malaga, Elvira, Murcia, 24--Theodemir's stratagem , 25--Flight of the Goths, 26--Mūsa crosses over to Spain , 27--His jealousy of Tārik, and recall, 28--Invasion of Aquitaine, and capture of Narbonne, 28--Battle of Tours , 29 -- A boundary set to the Moorish advance by Charles Martel, 30--Charlemagne invades Spain, 33--The Pass of Roncesvalles , 34--Death of Roland, 36.

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Table of contents

  • Title Page v
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xiii
  • List of Illustrations xix
  • I - The Story of the Moors in Spain 1
  • II - The Wave of Conquest. 23
  • III - The People of Andalusia. 39
  • IV - A Young Pretender. 58
  • V - The Christian Martyrs. 78
  • VI - The Great Khalif. 96
  • VII - The Holy War. 114
  • VIII - The City of the Khalif. 129
  • IX - The Prime Minister. 152
  • X - The Berbers in Power. 167
  • XI - My Cid the Challenger. 185
  • XII - The Kingdom of Granada. 214
  • XIII - The Fall of Granada. 246
  • XIV - Bearing the Cross. 269
  • Index to the Text and the Notes 281
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