Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Murphysboro Centuries, 9th secular


Al-Hakan I, 796-822
Abd-ar-Rahman II, 822-852
- the Vikings begin raiding in Spain during his reign
Muhammad I, 852-886
Al-Mundhir, 886-888
Abdallah, 888-912
- in 899, Spanish Christians “discovered” the bones of St. James - James becomes the patron saint of Spain, and a rallying point, the shrine of Santiago (St. James) de Campostello, is built

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