The Moors

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

Fun facts

  • 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.