Tower of Homage, the Moorish Castle, Gibraltar

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Syed Muhammad Khan
by James Cridland
published on 28 December 2019
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The Moorish Castle's Tower of Homage, built in the 8th Century CE. The "Moorish Castle" was built by the Berber Marinid Dynasty, and is a symbol of Muslim rule in Medieval Spain. The Tower of Homage is the tallest to be constructed during the period of Islamic rule in Spain. The Tower was nearly completely destroyed after the Spanish re-conquered Gibraltar from 1309 - 1333 CE, and was later rebuilt when Moorish forces returnedin the 14th Century CE.

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Cridland, J. (2019, December 28). Tower of Homage, the Moorish Castle, Gibraltar. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11634/tower-of-homage-the-moorish-castle-gibraltar/

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Cridland, James. "Tower of Homage, the Moorish Castle, Gibraltar." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 28, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11634/tower-of-homage-the-moorish-castle-gibraltar/.

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Cridland, James. "Tower of Homage, the Moorish Castle, Gibraltar." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 28 Dec 2019. Web. 21 Jun 2021.