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Re-Conquest of Spain

Re-Conquest of Spain

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January 2, 2025

The Reconquista or the reconquest of al-Andalus was the series of military campaigns that Christian kingdoms waged against the Muslim kingdoms following the Umayyad conquest of Hispania.

Ferdinand and Isabella completed the Reconquista with a war against the Emirate of Granada that started in 1482 and ended with Granada's surrender on 2 January 1492.

This opened the way for Catholic spain and her explorers to spread the Catholic faith to the "New World".

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