Al-Garb Al-Andalus
Gharb Al-Andalus (Arabic: غرب الأندلس‎, trans. gharb al-ʼandalus; "The West of Al-Andalus"), or just Al-Gharb (Arabic: الغرب‎, trans. al-gharb; "The West"), was the name given by t...
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Umayyad Conquest of Iberia
The Umayyad conquest of Hispania is the initial expansion of the Umayyad Caliphate over Hispania largely extending from 711 to 788. The conquest resulted in the destruction of the Visigothic Kingdom a...
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Taifa
In the history of the Iberian Peninsula, a taifa (from Arabic: طائفة‎ ṭā'ifa, plural طوائف ṭawā'if) was an independent Muslim-ruled principality, usually an emirate or petty kingdom, though ...
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Almoravid dynasty
The Almoravids (Berber: ⵉⵎⵕⴰⴱⴹⴻⵏ Imṛabḍen, Arabic: المرابطون‎ Al-Murābiṭūn) were a Berber dynasty of Morocco, who formed an empire in the 11th century that stretched over the wester...
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Almohad Caliphate
The Almohad Caliphate (Berber: Imweḥḥden, from Arabic الموحدون al-Muwaḥḥidun, "the monotheists" or "the unifiers") was a Moroccan Berber Muslim movement founded in the 12th century.The Almohad movemen...
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Al-Garb Al-Andalus
Gharb Al-Andalus (Arabic: غرب الأندلس‎, trans. gharb al-ʼandalus; "The West of Al-Andalus"), or just Al-Gharb (Arabic: الغرب‎, trans. al-gharb; "The West"), was the name given by t...
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Protofeudalism
Protofeudalism (Spanish: protofeudalismo or feudalismo prematuro) is a concept in medieval history, most especially the history of Spain, according to which the direct precursors of feudalism can ...
Taifa of Tavira
The Taifa of Tavira was a medieval taifa kingdom in what is now southern Portugal which existed only from around 1146 to 1150.
Taifa of Lisbon
The Taifa of Lisbon was a medieval Islamic taifa kingdom of Al-Garb Al-Andalus, the western section of the Moorish Al-Andalus empire. The taifa encompassed the Lisbon region, of present day Portugal, ...
Taifa of Santarém
The Taifa of Santarém was a medieval taifa kingdom in what is now Portugal which only existed from 1144 to 1145.
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Castle of Paderne
The Castle of Paderne (Portuguese: Castelo de Paderne) is a 12th-century fortification located in the civil parish of Paderne, municipality of Albufeira, in the Portuguese Algarve. Built 7.5 kilom...
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Taifa of Badajoz
The Taifa of Badajoz (from Arabic: Ta'waif al-Batalyaws‎) was a medieval Muslim kingdom in what is now parts of Portugal and Spain and centred on the city of Badajoz which exists today as th...
Taifa of Santa Maria do Algarve
The Taifa of Santa Maria do Algarve (Arabic: شنتمرية الغرب‎) was a medieval taifa kingdom or emirate, in what is now southern Portugal, that existed from 1018 to 1051. From 1051 until 1091 i...
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Caliphate of Córdoba
The Caliphate of Córdoba (Arabic: خلافة قرطبة‎; trans. Khilāfat Qurṭuba) was a state in Islamic Iberia ruled by the Umayyad dynasty along with a part of North Africa. The state, wit...
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Abu-l-Qasim Ahmad ibn al-Husayn ibn Qasi
Abu-l-Qasim Ahmad ibn al-Husayn ibn Qasi was a Sufi, a political leader of the opposition against the Almoravid dynasty in Al-Garb Al-Andalus and governor of the Taifa of Mértola. He was born and die...
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Taifa of Mértola
The Taifa of Mértola was a medieval taifa kingdom that existed in what is now southeastern Portugal for three distinct periods: from 1033 to 1044, from 1144 to 1145 and from 1146 to 1151. From 1044 un...
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Taifa of Niebla
The Taifa of Niebla was a taifa kingdom that existed for three distinct times: from 1023 to 1053, from 1145 to 1150 and from 1234 to 1262. From 1053 until 1091 it was under the forcible control of Tai...
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Taifa of Seville
The Taifa of Seville (Arabic: طائفة إشبيليّة, Ta'ifat-u Ishbiliyyah) was a short lived medieval kingdom, in what is now southern Spain and Portugal. It originated in 1023 and lasted until 1091, and wa...
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Taifa of Silves
The Taifa of Silves was a Muslim taifa kingdom that existed in what is now southern Portugal for two distinct periods: from 1027 to 1063, and again from 1145 to 1150 when it was finally conquered by t...
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Sintra National Palace
The Sintra National Palace (Portuguese: Palácio Nacional de Sintra), also called Town Palace (Palácio da Vila Vila=Town) is located in the town of Sintra, in the Lisbon District of Portugal. It i...
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Taifa of Saltés and Huelva
The Taifa of Saltés and Huelva was a medieval taifa kingdom that existed in southern Iberia from around 1012 to 1051. From 1051 until 1091 it was under the forcible control of Seville, by Abbad II al...
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