Encyclopedia > Saracens

  Article Content

Saracen

Redirected from Saracens

The term Saracen originally referred to the nomadic desert peoples from the area between modern Syria and Saudi Arabia. During the Middle Ages its usage was extended to all Muslims, particularly those in Sicily and southern Italy.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
List of Aragonese monarchs

... Petronila of Aragon[?] Counts of Aragon circa 809 839 Aznar I Galindez 844 867 Galindo I Aznarez 867 893 Aznar II Galindez 893 922 Galindo II Aznarez 922 ? ...