miércoles, 30 de mayo de 2012

Abderraman II

Statue tribute to the founder of the present Murcia (in 825 AD). Not to extend much history, Abderraman II succeeded his father Hakam I. He became the fourth Umayyad emir of Al-Andalus (at Cordoba). To avoid conflicts in Tudmir Cora (southeast Spain) decided to build the city of Murcia (Mursiya). Abderrahman II encouraged the sciences, arts, agriculture and industry. Mursiya, eventually became the best walled city at the west, said the Arab travelers.