Islam and dating lecture
Olagüe adds that people never take the time to think how the "invaders" of North Africa crossed the Gibraltar Canal in a blink of an eye.
In other words, how were they able to conquer 544,192 km2, the most mountainous region in Europe, in three years?
Furthermore, if natives of the Iberian Peninsula would have resented these newcomers, Hispania would have never been Muslim, would have never planted the seeds for the Renaissance in Europe, and would have not had scientific and artistic advancements that later influenced Europe and the American continent.
However, few deepen their search in analyzing whether this could actually be a logical approach, considering the number of people that came to the Iberian Peninsula in 711 AD.
In the middle of the eighth century the Berbers brought the Arabs' progress to a halt twice and this suspended the conquest of Northern Africa for another fifty years.
Hence, the Arabs that came to Northern Africa were weak and few and therefore could never have invaded Hispania.
Nobody will be forced, nothing will be taken away from you; Nobody will be slaves; you will not be separated from your wife or children; you lives will be respected; you will not be killed and your churches will not be burned down. (Text of the Treaty of the Visigoth Ruler of Murcia, Teodomiro and Abd Al Aziz).7 "In the name of God, the merciful and compassionate.
This is a document [granted] by 'Abd al-'Aziz ibn Musá ibn Nusair to Tudmir, son of Ghabdush, establishing a treaty of peace and the promise and protection of God and his Prophet) may God bless him and grant him peace).