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  • Spain, with its palaces, fortresses, and villas, reveals an opulent mixture of Arab and Roman cultures, making it a fascinating location for the archaeological traveller. This guide provides: coverage of all the main sites in Spain, from pre-history to the twelfth century; over 100 high-quality site plans, maps, diagrams, and photographs; and, sites arranged alphabetically, and including: Arab walls of Madrid; Roman hippodrome in Toledo; Palace complex of Seville; Islamic fortress in Malaga; and, Roman and medieval town of Segobriga. It features - star ratings indicating the best forums, temples, theatres, villas, castles, and churches to visit during your stay; a fascinating introduction surveying Spain's history from the Neolithic period to the Middle Ages, placing the sites within their cultural context; and information about museums, a chronology for reference, and a glossary of essential terms.