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Utrera



Introduction of Utrera
Town, 19 mi SSE of Seville. A site of prehistoricoccupation and Roman settlement, it was an episcopalsee in the ninth century a.d. It fell to the Moors,was retaken temporarily by Castile in the 13th century,and made Christian again in 1340. A medievaloutlaws' retreat, it was destroyed and rebuilt in 1368and again from 1808 to 1814. It has a Moorish character,with old mansions and a Moorish castle, and has two Gothic churches.Town, 19 mi SSE of Seville. A site of prehistoricoccupation and Roman settlement, it was an episcopalsee in the ninth century a.d. It fell to the Moors,was retaken temporarily by Castile in the 13th century,and made Christian again in 1340. A medievaloutlaws' retreat, it was destroyed and rebuilt in 1368and again from 1808 to 1814. It has a Moorish character,with old mansions and a Moorish castle, and has two Gothic churches.

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