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Romans, Christians and Moors: Andalucia ans its Golden Age Tom Duncan Wednesday 20 February 2019

Celts, Romans, Christians, Visigoths and Arabs have left many marks on the landscape of Iberia.  The most vivid reminder of their presence lies in their great cities, endowed with a remarkable fusion of cultures and architectural styles. This lecture will unfold the many layers that make up this complex building and artistic history from the earliest settlements to the fall of Granada and the end of Moorish rule in 1492 with a particular emphasis on Andalucia.

Tom Duncan after a generation in University life, has now retired from teaching to concentrate on lecturing to a wider public, and to leading tours to his major areas of interest: the, architecture and archaeology of Ireland, and the Mediterranean basin.

Image of the Alhambra