Malta accused of Muslim history cover-upHistorians in the News
tags: Islam, Malta, Mediterranean Sea
A well-known Maltese historian and chairman of the National Book Council, Mark Camilleri, has accused Malta’s Superintendence for Cultural Heritage of attempting to cover-up the island’s Islamic past.
Camilleri, who wrote a book challenging the notion that the people of Malta became Christians following Paul’s shipwreck on the island in 60 C.E., made the accusation after the Superintendence refused his request for a list of all archeological objects from the year 800 to 1400 C.E.
Arab Muslims, who had conquered and ruled the Mediterranean island between those dates, left a legacy of history and culture which is still found in the Maltese language today, which is considered to be a dialect of Arabic....
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