A brief overview of the history of the Levante Almeriense (part 2)

A brief overview of the history of the Levante Almeriense (part 2) [Read part one of the Brief history of the Levante Almeriense] On the 2nd of January 1492 Caliph Boabdil of the Caliphate of Granada surrendered to the Catholic Kings, Isabel & Ferdinand. As he rode with his royal procession towards the coast to embark back to Africa, he reined in at the famous mountain pass above Granada called the suspiro del moro (sigh Continue reading A brief overview of the history of the Levante Almeriense (part 2)

A brief overview of the history of the Levante Almeriense (part 1)

Note: This article originally appeared in”The New Entertainer“, August 2008 edition. Part 1! A brief overview of the early history of the Levante Almeriense. The collapse of the Roman empire, never very well established in what would become the Levante Almeriense (basically, the area was used as a fish processing plant and shoe factory exploiting the Esparto grass that grows here; the only known Roman remains here locally are in Cadima, Los Gallardos, where the Continue reading A brief overview of the history of the Levante Almeriense (part 1)