Learned that the Moors swept out of modern Saudi Arabia in 711 and conquered modern day Spain

Al-Walid I sent an army of his men (varied reports but approximately 10K) out of modern central Saudi Arabia and conquered the Iberian Peninsula in 711 (not much is known about the Iberian Peninsula before the 8th Century).  The Moors would rule this area for the next 7 centuries and their presence had a lasting impact on Spanish culture.

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Learned that the Moors swept out of modern Saudi Arabia in 711 and conquered modern day Spain

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