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Coimbra

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg V-4
Part of Braun and Hogenberg V-4






Facts in brief:

Located in north central Portugal; under control of Moors until retaken by Alfonso III of Asturias and Leon in 878; fell to Ferdinand I of Castile 1064; birthplace of six medieval kings; noted for polyphonic music in early 1500s; publishing house was established 1800s.

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