National Geographic : 1931 Jan
Liaiauonai uteograpnic societyy THE SUCCESSFUL RECONQUEST OF SPAIN FROM THE MOORS BEGAN HERE Oviedo, capital city of Asturias, was founded in the eighth century. It successfully resisted the tide of Moorish invasion which engulfed so much of Spain and launched the Christian drive which pushed the Moslems back into Africa. A corner of Cathedral Square. iNatural-Lolor tvnotograpns DyJervais tourteniemont ON RAREOCCASIONS OLD COSTUMES ARE STILL FOUND INSEGOVIA Each province and many cities and villages once had distinctive cos tumes of their own. Of lateyears these have tended togive way tomore commonplace modern dress, butintheQueen City ofOld Castile the change has not been complete.