Examines the political improvement of Portugal among the 11th and 13th centuries. Taking position amid the fight among Christendom and the Islamic international for keep an eye on over the Iberian Peninsula, the formation of Portugal additionally relied on the becoming ecu effect felt through the peninsula in the course of those centuries.
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