Seville

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contribution education

and the 11th century (Nizamiyyah), as well as 75 madrasahs in Cairo, 51 in Damascus and up to 44 in Aleppo between 1155 and 1260. Many more were also established in the Andalusian (Al-Andalus) cities of Córdoba (Córdoba, Spain), Seville, Toledo (Toledo, Spain), Granada (Madrasah of Granada), Murcia, Almería, Valencia (Valencia, Spain) and Cádiz during the Caliphate of Córdoba.

, which were higher education institutions considered the predecessors of the university, were established in the Andalusian cities of Córdoba (Córdoba, Spain), Seville, Toledo (Toledo, Spain), Granada (Madrasah of Granada), Murcia, Almería, Valencia (Valencia, Spain) and Cádiz during the Caliphate of Córdoba.


including working

'' in Madrid, economic difficulties forced him to take several jobs including working as an actor. In 1899 he travelled with his brother to Paris to work as translators for a French publisher. During these months in Paris he came into contact with the great French Symbolist poets Jean Moréas, Paul Fort and Paul Verlaine, and also with other contemporary literary figures, including Rubén Darío and Oscar Wilde. These encounters cemented Machado's decision to dedicate himself to poetry. thumb right Machado's grave at Collioure cemetery (Image:Machadograve.jpg) Among the attractions to visit in this province are the Columbus sites (Christopher Columbus). These sites include the city of Huelva itself, Moguer, Palos de la Frontera, and the Rábida Monastery (Monasterio de La Rábida (La Rabida Monastery)). La Rábida is where Columbus sought the aid of the Franciscan brothers in advancing his project of discovery. They introduced him to local rich sailors (the Pinzón brothers (The Pinzon Brothers)), and, eventually, arranged a meeting in Seville with Ferdinand (Ferdinand II of Aragon) and Isabella (Isabella I of Castile). Ordoño II of León was also a military leader who brought military expeditions from León south to Seville, Córdoba (Córdoba, Spain), and Guadalajara (Guadalajara, Spain), in the heart of the Muslim territory. - 5. 29 March 1995 Sánchez Pizjuán (Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán), Seville, Spain WikiPedia:Seville commons:Sevilla


serving excellent

very good. Nice homemade desserts, too. * *


great matches

team West Germany in Seville for what proved to be one of the great matches of World Cup history. German goalkeeper Harald Schumacher had collided with Patrick Battiston, leaving the Frenchman knocked-out cold, and the referee did not call a penalty, much to the anger of the French. With both sides level at 3–3 after extra time had been played (Platini having scored France's first goal of the game from a penalty) the match went to a penalty shoot-out which West Germany won 5–4


interpretation taking

had reached Seville and he returned to Galicia, where he died shortly after, supposedly from the effects of the bad air and water of Baetica. On the other hand, two Iberian chroniclers, John of Biclar and Isidore of Seville, concur that he died before Seville while assisting Leovigild with the siege of the town. Modern scholarship favours Gregory's interpretation, taking into account Miro's alliances with Francia


sponsorship reasons

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picturesque+scenes

there for four months, drawing and painting the picturesque scenes on the street, the kasbah and in the souk: ''Arabian street cobbler'' (1882), ''Arabian boy'' (1882), ''Resting guard'' (1883) '''Lionello Grifo''' (August 1934), Italian (Italy) poet and writer, WikiPedia:Seville commons:Sevilla


humorous style

in Cervantes' drily humorous style. After completing her commission for the archbishop, Cassatt traveled to Madrid and Seville, where she painted a group of paintings of Spanish subjects, including ''Spanish Dancer Wearing a Lace Mantilla'' (1873, in the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution). In 1874, she made the decision to take up residence in France. She was joined by her sister Lydia who shared an apartment with her. Cassatt continued to express criticism


open opposition

, proclaiming himself king. He, while residing in Seville, had converted to Catholicism under the influence of his wife, the Frankish princess Ingundis, and of Leander of Seville, WikiPedia:Seville commons:Sevilla


great devotion

League Final Porto's UEFA Champions League win . He saw in the severing of natural ties a vocation to foreign missionary work and prepared to go to Mexico. In 1527, while he was in Seville looking for a favourable opportunity to set out for his new field of labour, his unusually great devotion in celebrating Mass attracted the attention of Hernando de Contreras, a priest of Seville, who mentioned him to the archbishop and Inquisitor General, Don Alonso Manrique de Lara

Seville

'''Seville''' ( from the Atlantic Ocean, is the only river port in Spain. Seville is also the hottest major metropolitan area in Europe, with summer average high temperatures of above 35 °C.

Seville was founded as the Roman city of ''Hispalis'', and was known as ''Ishbiliya'' After the discovery of the Americas, Seville became one of the economic centres of the Spanish Empire as its port monopolised the trans-oceanic trade and the Casa de Contratación (House of Trade) wielded its power, opening a Golden Age (Golden Age of Spain) of arts and literature. In 1519, Ferdinand Magellan departed from Seville for the first circumnavigation of the Earth. Coinciding with the Baroque period of European history, the 17th century in Seville represented the most brilliant flowering of the city's culture; then began a gradual economic and demographic decline as silting in the Guadalquivir forced the trade monopoly to relocate to the nearby port of Cádiz.

The 20th century in Seville saw the horrors of the Spanish Civil War, decisive cultural milestones such as the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929 and Expo '92 (Seville Expo '92), and the city's election as the capital of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia (Andalusian Autonomous Government).

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