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When the Moors Ruled in Europe (Documentary)


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Channel 4
Series: Ancient World
Season: 1 · Episode: 4
Runtime: 50 min
Aired: 5 November 2005

This program contends that the popular perception of the Muslim occupation of Spain toward the end of the first millennium is largely wrong. The eighth century Muslim invasion of the Iberian Pennisula was largely welcomed by the locals and rejuvenated the area with advanced technology, agriculture and a construction boom.