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Nasrid

S. J. Vernoit

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Islamic dynasty that ruled in southern Spain from 1230 to 1492. The Nasrids rose to power after the defeat of the Almohads (reg 1130–1269) at the battle of Las Navas de Tolosa (1212) and ruled over a kingdom that extended from the Straits of Gibraltar and Almería in the south to the mountains of the Serrania de Ronda and the Sierra d’Elvira in the north. In 1238 Granada (see Granada, §I, 1)

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