What does Moor Mean
Moor usually means dark-skinned Muslims or African Muslims
Life In Spain Before The Moors
- Before the Moors Spain was in the Middle Ages sometimes referred to the Dark Ages.
- Ruled by Visigoths
- 90% of people in Spain were illiterate
- The Moor introduced paper to Spain, they also introduced new medicine, astrology, Math
- The Moors also introduced architecture such as the arches, calligraphy, vegetative design, and decorative tiles.
- One famous example of Moorish architecture is the Mezquita or Grand Mosque of Cordoba, Spain, is today the region's Catholic cathedral.