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Iberian Peninsula
land mass partially surrounded by water where Spain and Portugal are located
Year the Moors conquered Iberia
711 A.D.
Moors
Arabs from northern Africa
early standing stone formations
megaliths
countries that border Spain
France, Portugal, Andorra
mountains that separate Spain and France
Pyrenees
people who made bell-shaped pottery during the stone and bronze age
Beaker Culture
seafaring traders from what is now Greece who settled along the coast of Spain
Phoenicians
bodies of water around Spain
Atlantic Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, Bay of Biscay
water passageway between Spain and the tip of Africa
Strait of Gibraltar
2 sets of islands that are part of Spain
Balearic Islands and Canary Islands
17 autonomous communities (states or provinces)
[Name at least 4]
Galicia, Asturias, Cantabria, Basque Country, Navarre, Rioja, Catalonia, Castile and León, Aragon, Extremadura, Castile La Mancha, Valencia, Andalucia, Murcia, Madrid, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands
Madrid
capital of Spain
honor, especially fighting for honor and family honor
an important theme in early Spanish epics
El Cid
an epic hero in the Medieval Ages