Of the many cities in Europe, Seville or in Arabic called Asbiliya is a region that has a long history of Islam. Even when viewed by its previous history, the city in Spain is a silent witness of the glory of Muslim kingdoms in the Blue Continent. In addition, the area is also famous as the birthplace of many Muslim scholars whose abilities cannot be underestimated.
An example is Ibn al-Yasamin al-Isybili a leading mathematician with his work to date continues to be admired named l-Urjuza al-Yasminiya fi al-Jabr wa al-Muqabala.
Then from Seville was also born Abu Muhammad Jabir Ibn Aflah, a famous astronomer who had a great work named al-Haia. A Book, which discusses the theory of near planetary clusters, namely Venus and Mercury and its circular line between the Sun and Earth.
In addition to scholars, traces of Muslim glory here can also be seen from islamic kingdoms once here. Such as umayyad dynasty II, al-Murabitun dynasty to al-Muwahidun dynasty. In his notes, Islam controlled the region for 500 years.
From that time, the ruler of the Umayyad Dynasty, Abd al-Rahman II, can be said to be a figure who is a big-city in the Andalusia region.
Thanks to this, until now there are still many great relics of Islam in Seville. One proof is the Al-Cazar Palace in Seville, a UNESCO world heritage site inaugurated in 1987.
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The Great Mosque of Seville has also been transformed into a church under the name Santa Maria De La Sede. And there is also a legendary building that used to chant the adhan of La Giralda tower.
Still speaking this area near the Mediterranean Sea. During the leadership of the al-Murabitun Dynasty Sevilla also grew into a multi-city with reference to learn many fields. Starting from religion, science, economics and culture.
As a result, it is a very busy city, with the pulse of the economy and trade every day. Sevilla’s body is the best place to find products such as olive oil, textiles, spices and metal crafts.
However, the glory cannot be eternal. In 1248, Seville was captured by a Christian army led by Ferdinand III. As well as being a marker of the collapse of Islamic statehood in one of the matador countries. Although defeated, but the Islamic dynasty can be said to leave many legacies that are now the complexion of the city.