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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Mozarab
The Mozarabs (Spanish: mozárabes [moˈθaɾaβes]; Portuguese: moçárabes [muˈsaɾɐβɨʃ]; Catalan: mossàrabs [muˈsaɾəps]; Arabic: مستعرب‎ trans. musta'rab, "Arabized") were Iberian Chri...
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Nasrid dynasty
The Nasrid dynasty (Arabic: بنو نصر‎ banū Naṣr) was the last Muslim dynasty in Spain, ruling the Emirate of Granada from 1232 until 1492. The Nasrid dynasty rose to power after the defeat of...
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Abu Madyan
Abu Madyan (1126–1198), also known as Abū Madyan S̲h̲uʿayb, or Abū Madyan, or Sidi Bou-Mediene, or Sidi Abu Madyan Shuayb ibn al-Hussein al-Ansari, was an influential Andalusian mystic and a great Suf...
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Yusuf ibn al-Sayrafi
For the Egyptian author from the Fatimid era, see: Abu-l-Qasim Ali Ibn al-Sayrafi (d. 1147)Yusuf ibn al-Sayrafi ( died c. 557/1161) was a historian from Al-Andalus, and secretary of the Almoravid sult...
Zayyan ibn Mardanish
Zayyan ibn Mardanish or Zayán Ibn Mardanix (b. ?, Onda – d. 1270, Tunisia) also known as Zahén or Çaèn, was the last king of the Taifa of Valencia before it fell to the Kingdom of Aragon in the R...
Abû 'Uthmân Sa'îd ibn Hakam al Qurashi
Abû ‘Uthman Sa’îd ibn Hakam al Qurashi (30 December 1204- 9 January 1282) (Arabic: أبو عثمان سعيد بن الحكم القرشي‎) was the first Ra’îs of Manûrqa (modern Minorca) (1234-1287).
Sa’îd ibn...
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 Abi al-Shukr
Ibn Abī al‐Shukr (Arabic: ابن ابي الشكر‎; d. 1283 CE) was an Andalusī astronomer, astrologer and mathematician of the Islamic Golden Age. He belonged to the group of astronomers associated w...
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Wallada bint al-Mustakfi
Wallada bint al-Mustakfi (Arabic: ولادة بنت المستكفي‎) (born in Cordova in 1001 - died March 26, 1091), was an Andalusian poet.
She was the daughter of Muhammad III of Córdoba, one of th...
Recemundus
Recemundus (Arabic: Rabi ibn Sid al-Usquf or Rabi ibn Zaid, Castilian: Recemundo) was the Mozarabic bishop of Elvira and secretary of the caliph of Córdoba in the mid-10th century. In 953, following a...
Morayma
Maryam bint Ibrahim al-athar (1467–1493) was the last sultana of Granada as the spouse of Muhammad XII of Granada. She has been used as an inspiration by many authors and often portrayed within fictio...
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Count Cassius
Count Cassius (flourished in the eighth century A.D.), also called "Count Casius", (Arabic: قَسِىّ قُومِس‎, "Kasi kūmis", or "Qasi qūmis"), was the Hispano-Roman or Visigothic nobleman who f...
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Abdul-Wahid I, Almohad Caliph
Abu Muhammad Abd al-Wahid 'al-Makhlu' (also known as Abd al-Wahid I, Arabic: أبو محمد عبد الواحد بن يوسف‎ Abū Muḥammad ‘Abd al-Wāhid bin Yūsuf) was the Almohad Caliph of Morocco for less tha...
Ibn al-Kattani
Abu Abd Allah Muhammad ibn al-Husayn Ibn al-Kattani (951–1029), sometimes nicknamed "al-Mutatabbib" (the physician), was a well known Moorish scholar, philosopher, physician, astrologer, man of letter...
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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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Ibn al-Saffar
Abu al‐Qasim Ahmad ibn Abd Allah ibn Umar al‐Ghafiqī ibn al-Saffar al‐Andalusi (Born in Cordoba, died in the year 1035 at Denia), Ibn al-Saffar (literally: son of the brass worker). He was a close col...
Yusuf IV, Sultan of Granada
Yusuf IV (died 1432) was the sixteenth Nasrid ruler of Granada in Al-Andalus on the Iberian Peninsula in 1432. He was known as Yusuf Ibn al-Mawl, or in Spanish, Abenalmao. A maternal grandson of Muh...
Ibn al-Kammad
Abu Jafar Ahmad ibn Yusuf ibn al‐Kammad (died 1195) was a Muslim astronomer born in Seville, Al-Andalus. He is known to have been educated in Cordoba by the students of Al-Zarqali. His works such as a...
Isabel de Solís
Isabel de Solís (fl. 1485), was the slave concubine and later the consort of Abu l-Hasan Ali, Sultan of Granada. Originally a Christian from Castile, she converted to Islam under the name of Zoraya. S...
Ismail II, Sultan of Granada
Ismail II (October 2, 1338 – June 24, 1360), was the second son of Yusuf I and the ninth Nasrid ruler of the Moorish Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus on the Iberian Peninsula. He reigned from A...
Ubayd Allah Abu Marwan
Ubayd Allah (Arabic: عبيد الله‎), known as Abu Marwan (Arabic: أبو مروان‎), was a general in the service of Emir Abd ar-Rahman II of Córdoba. He was an uncle of the Emir Al-Hakam I...
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