Moors of Sicily () - Projects - Mario Badagliacca - The moor domination of the white race
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The term "Moors" refers primarily to the Muslim inhabitants of the Maghreb, the Iberian Peninsula, Sicily, and Malta during the Middle Ages. The Moors initially were the indigenous Maghrebine Berbers. The name was later also applied to Arabs. Moors are not a distinct or self-defined people, and the Encyclopædia The fall of Granada in marked the end of Muslim rule in. (Othello, Shakespeare's Moor of Venice, comes to mind in such a context.) Europeans designated Muslims of any other complexion as “white Moors,” despite the.