Archaeologists are on a hunt for Europe’s oldest mosque near Madrid

Cordoba mosque in Spain from 8th Century

Source: The Euro Weekly

Archaeologists are on a hunt for Europe’s oldest mosque near Madrid

Madrid could hold the secret of Europe’s oldest Mosque.

AN archaeologist and historian from Harvard are looking into the possibility that an area near Madrid could be hiding Europe’s earliest mosque.

A team of excavators are currently working on a site to try and find the remains of the ancient city of Reccopolis, an old Visigothian city which was taken over by Muslim conquerors in the early 9th century.

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