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Daily Times: Fawad Aslam.

I stood by the statue of Ibn Rushd in Cordoba erected to honour this great Islamic polymath. Then I remembered the grave of our very own Dr Abdus Salam

The year is 1492, the
year of the discovery of America, the year when Granada, the last Muslim state in Al-Andalus (Spain), fell to the Christian re-conquest. In the great Spanish cathedral-mosque of Seville, four allegorical figures hold aloft the coffin of Christopher Columbus. They represent the then four kingdoms of Spain. The lance held by the kingdom of Castille bears a cross at one end and its sharpened edge pierces through a pomegranate. The pomegranate is referred to as Granada in the Spanish language.

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