“…The African Moors Sparked the European Renaissance ruling Spain, Southern France, much of Scotland and North Africa during the Middle Ages for 700 years, the Black African Moors gave Europe one of its finest civilizations.
The story of the Moors in Spain by Stanley Lane-Poole, John Jackson writes: “Eurocentric historians argue that Europe gave civilization to Africa, which is a complete inversion of the truth. The first civilized Europeans were the Greeks, who were chiefly civilized by the Africans of the Nile Valley.
The Greeks transmitted this culture to the Romans, who finally lost it, bringing on a dark age of 500 years. Civilization was restored to Europe when another group of Africans, the Moors, brought this Dark Age to an end. During the Golden Age of Islam, the Moorish Empire was the most advanced state in world. Cordova was the most wonderful city of the tenth century; the streets were well paved, with raised sidewalks for pedestrians, public baths numbered in the hundreds, at a time when cleanliness in Christian Europe was regarded as a sin. Moorish monarchs dwelt in splendid palaces, while the crowned heads of England, France and Germany, lived in big barns, lacking both windows and chimneys, with only a hole in the roof for the emission of smoke.”
The Moors had an insatiable lust for knowledge and acquired it from East and West, translating into Arabic all they could find, even ransacking monasteries for rare books. One king had a private library of 600,000 books! In Moorish Spain, education was available to the most humble, while in Christian Europe, 99% of the populace were illiterate, including Kings. The incredible city of Cordova had 800 public schools. The Moors made great advances in mathematics, physics, astronomy, medicine, botany and chemistry.
The Moors also introduced the first shooting mechanisms or rifles known as fire sticks – which revolutionized European military science, ultimately causing their downfall when their enemies used gun powder to drive them back into Africa. Their contribution to European civilization is vast – with no credit given to them. For more details, read The Golden Age of the Moors (Ivan Van Sertima) and The History of the Moorish Empire in Europe.
What European historians are trying to hide or deny is that the Greek civilization was primarily the offspring of the advanced Black African civilization of ancient Egypt which preceded it by thousands of years. So-called Greek philosophy is stolen Egyptian philosophy!
The Greek plagiarism of Egyptian science, philosophy and religion is well doc**ented by George James in Stolen Leagacy. Egypt was the greatest educational center in the ancient world. Black Egyptians educated the Greeks. Black Egyptian priests taught the best minds of Europe; Plato, Thales, Aristotle, Democritus, Anaximander, Solon and others.
The Ethiopians and Egyptians originated Mathematics and Trigonometry. The African Moors originated Algebra and developed Trigonometry into a science. The word Algebra is derived from “Al-Jabr wa’l Muqabala,” the title of the first textbook on the subject. From the name of the Black author,”Al-Khowarizmi” we get the word algorithm (a math procedure). The Arabic numbers we use today came fromt he ancient Arab people who were originally Black Africans.
-and many of them still are! All of the elements of civilization first began in Africa, including religion, art, science, government, mining, writing, mathematics, architecture, engineering, and agriculture. Dr. Charles Nelson at the University of Massachusetts states that animal domestication occurred in Kenya 15,000 years ago; and that agricultural sites have been carbon dated in Egypt to 18,000 BC.
The oldest numeration system was found in Zaire, with markings on the Ishango Bonedated 8000 BC. She also said that the people were familiar with prime numbers and multiplication by two since the markings were paired at 3-6, 4-8, and 5-10.
Astronomy and astrology are believed to have existed for almost 50,000 years. The oldest stellar calendar is dated 4241 BC. It has 365 1/4 days and 12 months with 30 days in each month. The ancient Africans were also the first to divide the day into 24 hours and to begin the day at midnight.
African medical textbooks have been found that are over 5,000 years old. Ancient Africans were very well versed in medical diagnosis and treatment with as many as 1,000 animal, plant and mineral products used in the treatment of illness…”-
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