The Kingdom of Spain is a sovereign state largely located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. As a historic superpower with a story intertwining with many European and middle-eastern powers, and as key player in the history of religion and the Americas, Spain is full of historic importance.

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There Was a “Golden Age” of Islam Fact

The Islamic Golden Age lasted from roughly the 8th – 13th century. In this time, Islam helped spread, persevere, and advance science, wisdom, reason, and learning.

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The Birth of Modern Banking

Modern banking originated in Italy around 1150 as Jews fleeing persecution brought new practices, including “discounting”, to the merchant banks of the Italian piazzas.