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The Black Berbers – known as Moors or Saracens – and Arabs conquered and ruled Spain and Portugal for 781 years. They were the ones who initiated the European renaissance. This Muslim occupation was marked by the great freedom of women in Moorish Europe. It was the African heritage that was the reason for this.
Moorish Kingdom in Spain in 1400, facing the White Christians (Getty Museum inLos Angeles)

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