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date: 14 November 2019

Añafil (Sp.; Port. anafir)locked

  • Mauricio Molina

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(Sp.; Port. anafir)

Term for the Arab and Persian nafīr, a straight trumpet. It was introduced to Iberia by the Moors during the Middle Ages. The añafil is commonly represented in Iberian art from the 10th century to the 13th with banners and in the context of battles, and thereafter throughout medieval European iconography....

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