Siege of Lisbon

lisbonne-siegeThe Siege of Lisbon was the military action that brought the city of Lisbon under definitive Portuguese. The siege began on July 1. Moorish rulers agreed to surrender on October 24. The city was entered by the Christian conquerors, on October 25.

In 1147, Portugal was an independent kingdom for 4 years. Porto (Oporto) had been conquered from the Moors in 868.

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Associate Professor at ISEG (Lisbon School of Economics & Management), University of Lisbon. Previously Prof. at DCTI - School of Technology and Architecture ISCTE-IUL, Researcher ISTAR -IUL and Adetti - IUL. https://carlosjcosta.wordpress.com/

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