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Whe dinosaurs ruled – Alpuente

Domingo, agosto 3rd, 2008

The town’s history is dotted with the remnants of many civilisations that, just like the dinosaurs, have made their mark over the years. 140 million years ago, Alpuente was flat and swampy, and it was not inland but on the shore of a sea that no longer exists.

While Alpuente remote history — its prehistory — is very exciting, so too is its more recent history, which began with an Iberian settlement before undergoing Roman then Moorish rule and which retained its power throughout the Middle Ages. This endless history reaches modern times with remnants of all of these civilisations that, just like the dinosaurs, left their mark over the years. (más…)

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