- Sep 2014
it wasn't. Seville was the light that shone in the darkness that was sweeping across Western Europe in the form of the Germans and Huns. St. Isidore spoke highly of his beloved city. The beauty of Muslim Seville hid a dark cancer of slavery. Many Europeans were shipped through this region South into Africa. But we all have our own aesthetics. According to British authors everything that was glorious about Spain died the day before the Moors arrived.Then why was Islamic Andalusia more culturally distinguished than that of Byzantine Andalusia?
Romans did a thing or two for the province......but wasn't that more in the pagan period?
Even if what you said was right, might Islamic Andalusia might have been better run the Visigothic, or even Byzantine Andalusia (hence why they were able to overrun it in the first place?