09.30.08 notes part 2

09.30.08 notes part 2 - christian kings start to give money...

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catalunia and aragon join forces portugal becomes its own independent kingdom northern cities are the first to be reconquered the alliance of navarra and castilla, and castilla and aragon → then that starts to create the modern spanish empire battle opf covadonga, 718 – led by pelayo in the early 700's – led by Pelayo the christians take their first victory in the mountains during the new conquest – churches start to be built reconquest starts with covadonga – ends with granada
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Unformatted text preview: christian kings start to give money and tax breaks for new people to move to the border of the mores Fueros special privledges to frontier cities Hidalgos independent freemen, lower nobility Heros of the Reconquest Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar (bivar) EL cid Campeador (1043-1099) outside city of burgos he becomes the ideal lord his story comes to us in the form of a poem, re counting his tales of conquest...
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