Lead: Despite its culture and accomplishments, Muslim Spain fell victim to pressure from the outside and its own internal contractions and fractiousness. In 1492 the last of the Islamic Kingdoms was sub

Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

 Content: With the surrender of the last holdout, the magnificent fortress palace of Alhambra in Granada, the Christian Kingdoms of northern Spain completed the reconquista. They brought to a successful conclusion nearly eight centuries of on again off again conflict that gradually eliminated direct Muslim control of Iberia.

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