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The land of the Moors; a comprehensive description . thir built it in 994.- Its fortifications were renewed in 1208 by Mo- Iliston.hammed III. (Kn Nasir), but in 1271 it was destroyed by Yakub II. (bin Abd el I.Iakk), and is said to have been re-built in 1297, when the new town of Ue Camiou. ? Riwd cl Kartas, p. 144. • lb. p. 329. 352 OOJDA Tlemgen was founded. Yet little more than a genera-tion had passed, when in 1333 it was destroyed oncemore by Ali V. (Abul Hasan) on his way to Tlemgen,and in 1336 its walls were razed entirely. Thus whoeverwas victor it suffered, sometimes being under Tlem

The land of the Moors; a comprehensive description . thir built it in 994.- Its fortifications were renewed in 1208 by Mo- Iliston.hammed III. (Kn Nasir), but in 1271 it was destroyed by Yakub II. (bin Abd el I.Iakk), and is said to have been re-built in 1297, when the new town of Ue Camiou. ? Riwd cl Kartas, p. 144. • lb. p. 329. 352 OOJDA Tlemgen was founded. Yet little more than a genera-tion had passed, when in 1333 it was destroyed oncemore by Ali V. (Abul Hasan) on his way to Tlemgen,and in 1336 its walls were razed entirely. Thus whoeverwas victor it suffered, sometimes being under Tlem Stock Photo
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The land of the Moors; a comprehensive description . thir built it in 994.- Its fortifications were renewed in 1208 by Mo- Iliston.hammed III. (Kn Nasir), but in 1271 it was destroyed by Yakub II. (bin Abd el I.Iakk), and is said to have been re-built in 1297, when the new town of Ue Camiou. ? Riwd cl Kartas, p. 144. • lb. p. 329. 352 OOJDA Tlemgen was founded. Yet little more than a genera-tion had passed, when in 1333 it was destroyed oncemore by Ali V. (Abul Hasan) on his way to Tlemgen,and in 1336 its walls were razed entirely. Thus whoeverwas victor it suffered, sometimes being under Tlemgen,sometimes under Fez. On the death of Yazeed, in 1792,the Algerian Turks appropriated it, but abandoned it afew years later on the approach of a Moorish army.Sixteen miles to the north-west are traces of Romanentrenchments, known from a mile-stone to have beenthe camp of Numerus Severianus. * * An interesting little brochure recounting a single visit with a fewhistorical details, a plan and views, was published at Oran in 1886 byJ. Canal. 23. < IS H 2 W —^ w Si CHAPTER THE NINETEENTH SPANISH POSSESSIONS I.- SANTA CRUZ DE MAR PEQUENA OF all the ports which Portugal and Spain at one timepossessed on the Moorish coast, only four remainin the hands of Spain, * and all are situated east of theStraits, though Spain indeed claims a somewhat mythicalport on the coast of Sus, known as SantaCruz de Mar Pequeiia, a claim whicli she ,. „forced the Moors to recognize by treaty fafter the war of i860, although her own authorities havenever yet been able to agree as to its whereabouts. Itappears to have been established in 1476 somewhereon the extreme frontier of the Morocco of those days,by the Duke of Herrera,t but since to have been lost * General descriptions of tiiese presidios or penal settlements havebeen written by Santoja, Espaiui en el Riff, 2 vols., 1881; and Pezzi,Los Presidios menores de Africa^ i vol., 1893. A more pretentious butless satisfactory account is that of

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