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Nov 6, 2010 - Visigoth Church

@@@@@@@ BACKGROUND The Romans were in control of Spain (except for the Basque region) for over 600 years, and left a lasting legacy that is seen even today. Latin was the basis for most of the languages spoken here. Christianity followed along with the conquerors and is still the dominant religion today. Peace in Spain began to weaken when Germanic tribes crossed the Pyrenees in the Iberian Peninsula in the late 3rd century AD. Another Germanic people, the Visigoths became allies of Rome around AD 410 and were granted lands in Gaul...

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