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THE

ARABS IN SPAIN;

AN

HISTORICAL NARRATIVE.

“ Whilome on those banks did legions throng
“ Of Moor and Knight, in mailed splendour drest :
“ Here ceased the swift their race, here sunk the strong;
“ The Paynim turban and the Christian crest
“ Mixed on the bleeding stream...........

VOL. I.

LONDON:
E. CHURTON, 26, HOLLES STREET.

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PREFATORY INTRODUCTION.

CHAPTER I.

General remarks—The primeval centre of the

eastern tribes—Their religion—Its changes and reforms—Emigration of the tribes..

E ASTERN :NATIONS:

The early ages of this earth are obscured in a thick and impenetrable veil. Neither the ingenious conjectures of the antiquary, nor the blind credulity of the enthusiast can satisfy research, or convince reason. The laws of nature, and the limits of probability can alone guide

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