Reconquista

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A battle o the Reconquista frae the Cantigas de Santa Maria

The Reconquista ("reconquest") is a heestorical period o approximately 770 years in the history o the Iberian Peninsula, beginnin efter the initial stage o the Islamic conquest (711-718), tae the faw o Granada, the last Islamic state on the peninsula, in 1492. It endit richt before the discovery o the New Warld, an the period o the Portuguese an Spanish colonial empires which follaed.