Pictures & Images of Spain - Spanish Historical Archaeology Sites & Museum Antiquities { 29 galleries }

Pictures & Images of Spain and Spanish Historical Archaeology Sites & Museum Antiquities.Spain has been an important historical country for thousands of years. Spain was a major Roman province and has many Roman archaeological site. Emerita Augusta was founded in 25 BC and became the capital of the Roman Province of Lustania and today Merida is the capital of the Extremadura, western central Spain. After the fall of the Western Roman Empire Spain was over run by the Goths and Vandals.

After 100 years Spain fell to the Islamic conquest of the Iberian Penninsular in 712 who ruled over Spain until the fall of Granada in 1492. During this period Spain flourished under Islamic rule benefitting from Islamic technology, science and medicine. The repositories of books in the Islamic courts dated back to the ancient Greeks and were the major source of wisdom for Europe. Download pictures & Images of Spain and Spanish Historical Archaeology Sites & Museum Antiquities or buy as photo art prints

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