Emirate of Córdoba
The Emirate of Córdoba (Arabic: إمارة قرطبة, Imārah Qurṭuba) was an independent emirate in the Iberian Peninsula between 756 and 929 with Córdoba as its capital.After the Umayyad conquest of Hispania...
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Emirs of Córdoba
The Emirate of Córdoba (Arabic: إمارة قرطبة, Imārah Qurṭuba) was an independent emirate in the Iberian Peninsula between 756 and 929 with Córdoba as its capital.After the Umayyad conquest of Hispania...
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Al-Mundhir of Córdoba
Al-Mundhir (Arabic: المنذر ‎) (c. 842 – 888) was Emir of Córdoba from 886 to 888. He was a member of the Umayyad dynasty of Al-Andalus (Moorish Iberia), the son of Muhamad bin Abd al-Rahman....
Abd al-Rahman I
Abd al-Rahman I, or, his full name by patronymic record, Abd al-Rahman ibn Mu'awiya ibn Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan (731–788) was the founder of a Muslim dynasty that ruled the greater part of ...
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Nunilo and Alodia
Saints Nunilo and Alodia (died c. 842/51) were a pair of child martyrs from Huesca. Born of a mixed marriage, they eschewed the Islam of their father in favour of their mother's Christianity. They wer...
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Umar ibn Hafsun
`Umar ibn Hafsun ibn Ja'far ibn Salim (Arabic: عمر بن حَفْصُون بن جعفر بن سالم) (c. 850 – 917), known in Spanish history as Omar ben Hafsun, was a 9th-century Christian leader of anti-Ummayad forces ...
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Abd ar-Rahman V
Abd ar-Rahman V (Arabic: عبد الرحمن الخامس‎) was an Umayyad Caliph of Córdoba.In the agony of the Umayyad dynasty in the Al-Andalus (Moorish Iberia), two princes of the house were proclaimed...
Day of Zamora
The Day of Zamora (Spanish: Día de Zamora), also known as Jornada del Foso de Zamora ("Zamora's trench [moat] Day"), was a battle of the Spanish Reconquista that took place at the city of Zamora, ...
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Muhammad III of Córdoba
Muhammad bin 'Abd ar-Rahman bin 'Obayd Allah (Arabic: محمد بن عبد الرحمن بن عبيد الله‎), known as Muhammad III (Arabic: محمد الثالث) was an Umayyad Caliph of Cordoba in the Al-Andalus (Moori...
Muhammad II of Córdoba
Mohammed II al-Mahdi (Arabic: محمد الثاني ، المهدي‎) was the fourth Caliph of Cordoba, of the Umayyad dynasty in the Al-Andalus (Moorish Iberia). After disbanding his army of 7,000 troops, h...
Abdullah ibn Muhammad al-Umawi
Abdullah ibn Muhammad (عبد الله بن محمد ‘Abd Allāh ibn Muḥammad; January 11, 844 – October 15, 912) of the Umayyad dynasty was the seventh Emir of Córdoba, reigning from 888 to 912 in Al-Andalus (Moor...
Sulayman ibn al-Hakam
Sulayman II ibn al-Hakam (or Sulayman al-Musta'in) (died 1016) was the fifth Umayyad Caliph of Córdoba, ruling from 1009 to 1010, and from 1013 to 1016 in the Al-Andalus (Moorish medieval Iberia).
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Battle of Valdejunquera
The Battle of Valdejunquera was a victory for the Islamic Emirate of Córdoba over the Christian armies of the kingdoms of León and Navarre that took place in a valley called Iuncaria (Junquera) on 26 ...
Hisham II al-Hakam
Hisham II (Arabic: ھشام‎‎) was the third Caliph of Cordoba, of the Umayyad dynasty. He ruled 976–1009, and 1010–1013 in the Al-Andalus (Moorish Iberia, which became part of modern Spai...
Abd ar-Rahman IV
Abd ar-Rahman IV Mortada (عبدالرحمن) was the Caliph of Cordoba in the Umayyad dynasty of the Al-Andalus (Moorish Iberia), succeeding Suleiman II, in 1018. That same year, he was murdered at Cadiz whil...
Martyrs of Córdoba
The Martyrs of Córdoba were forty-eight Christian martyrs living in the 9th century Muslim-ruled Al-Andalus, in what is now southern Spain; their hagiography describes in detail their executions for d...
Battle of San Esteban de Gormaz (917)
The Battle of San Esteban de Gormaz was a battle of the Spanish Reconquista which occurred in the year 917. The battle pitted the Omayyad forces of the Caliphate of Cordoba under Abi-Abda against the...
Musa ibn Musa ibn Qasi
Musa ibn Musa al-Qasawi (Arabic: موسى بن موسى القسوي) (Circa 790 – 26 September 862) was leader of the muwallad Banu Qasi clan and ruler of a semi-autonomous principality in the upper Ebro valley...
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Ibn Marwan
Ibn Marwân (‘Abd al Rahmân Ibn Marwân ibn Yūnus, also known as Ibn al-Djillīqui or "Son of a Galician") (died ca. 889), was a Muladi Sufi whose family had come from northern Portugal and settled near ...
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Al-Hakam II
Al-Hakam II (al-Ḥakam II ibn ʿAbd al-Raḥmān III; Arabic: الحكم الثاني ابن عبد الرحمن‎) (January 13, 915 – October 16, 976) was the second Caliph of Córdoba, in Al-Andalus (Moorish Iberia, w...
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Abd-ar-Rahman III
Abd-ar-Rahman III (′Abd ar-Rahmān ibn Muhammad ibn ′Abd Allāh ibn Muhammad ibn ′abd ar-Rahman ibn al-Hakam ar-Rabdi ibn Hisham ibn ′abd ar-Rahman ad-Dakhil; Arabic: عبد الرحمن الثالث‎; 11 Ja...
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Battle of the Morcuera
The Battle of the Morcuera, was a battle of the Spanish Reconquista that took place in the Hoz de la Morcuera between the municipalities of Foncea and Bugedo nearby the city of Miranda de Ebro on 9 Au...
Hisham I of Córdoba
Hisham I or Hisham Al-Reda (Arabic: هشام بن عبد الرحمن الداخل‎) was the second Umayyad Emir of Cordoba, ruling from 788 to 796 in the Al-Andalus (Moorish Iberia).Hisham was born in Cordoba, ...
Muhammad I of Córdoba
Muhammad I (Arabic: محمد بن عبد الرحمن الأوسط‎) (823–886) was the Umayyad emir of Córdoba from 852 to 886 in the Al-Andalus (Moorish Iberia).
Muhammad was born in Córdoba. His reign was ...
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Hisham III of Córdoba
Hisham III (Arabic: هشام الثالث in full المعتد بالله” هشام بن محمد‎) was the last Umayyad ruler in the Al-Andalus (Moorish Iberia) (1026-1031), and the last person to hold the title Caliph o...
Eulogius of Córdoba
Saint Eulogius of Córdoba (Spanish: San Eulogio de Córdoba (died March 11, 859) was one of the Martyrs of Córdoba. He flourished during the reigns of the Cordovan emirs Abd-er-Rahman II and Muha...
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