In December 1189 King Sancho I, made a donation of the Castle of Alvor to the monastery of Santa Cruz of Coimbra wich "Nicolaus Sylvensis episcopus confirmat " ( Brito, Monarchia Luysitania, IV, fol.15);
"No people in the Early Middle Ages, contributed to human progress so much as did the Arabs, a term wich in our usage would comprise all Arabic-speaking peoples, including the Arabians, that is, the inhabitants of the Arabian peninsula.
Alvor's long history has been traced to the Roman times.
The discovery of a Neolithic village on Vila Velha hill, overlooking the Ria de Alvor, retain traces of the Roman occupation.
The city of Alvor was founded according to some historians by Captain cartaginez Annibal, 436 years before Christ and he gave it the name of Port of Annibal.
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