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Ort in Afrika - Ceuta, Melilla, Liste Der Grossten Stadte Afrikas (English, German, Paperback) Loot Price: R261 Discovery Miles 2 610
Ort in Afrika - Ceuta, Melilla, Liste Der Grossten Stadte Afrikas (English, German, Paperback): Bucher Gruppe
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Aus Wikipedia. Nicht dargestellt. Auszug: Ceuta (Spanish pronunciation: ) is an autonomous city of Spain located on the North African side of the Strait of Gibraltar, on the Mediterranean, which separates it from the Iberian peninsula. The area of Ceuta is approximately 19 square kilometres (7.3 sq mi). Ceuta is dominated by a hill called Monte Hacho, on which there is a fort used by the Spanish army. Monte Hacho is one of the possible locations for the southern of the Pillars of Hercules of Greek legend, the other possibility being Jebel Musa. The state, together with the other autonomous city of Melilla and a number of Mediterranean islands, is claimed by Morocco. The amateur radio call sign used for both cities is EA9. Moat of the Royal Wall of Ceuta. A beach in Ceuta, near Spain-Morocco border. Morocco in the background.Ceuta's strategic location has made it the crucial waypoint of the trade and military ventures of many cultures - beginning with the Carthaginians in the 5th century BC, who called the city Abyla. It was not until the Romans took control in about A.D. 42 that the port city (then named Septem) assumed an almost exclusive military purpose. Approximately 400 years later, the Vandals ousted the Romans from control. Later it would fall to the Visigoths of Hispania and the Byzantines. In 710, as Muslim armies approached the city, its governor Julian, count of Ceuta, (also described as "king of the Ghomara") changed sides and urged them to invade the Iberian Peninsula. Under the leadership of Berber general Tariq ibn Ziyad, Ceuta was used as a prime staging ground for an assault on Visigothic Hispania soon after. After Julian's death the Arabs took direct control of the city; this was resented by the surrounding indigenous Berber tribes, who destroyed it in a Kharijite rebellion led by Maysara al-Haqir in 740. It lay in waste until refounded in the 9th century by Majakas, chief of the Majkasa Berber tribe, who star...http: //booksllc.net/?l=d

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2010
First published: July 2010
Editors: Bucher Gruppe
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 22
ISBN-13: 978-1-159-22845-3
Barcode: 9781159228453
Languages: English • German
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-159-22845-0

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