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Taifa of Arcos

Taifa of Arcos

1011–1145
Taifa Kingdom of Arcos, c. 1037.
Capital Arcos de la Frontera, currently in Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain
Languages Andalusi Arabic, Mozarabic , Hebrew
Religion Islam, Roman Catholicism, Judaism
Government Monarchy
Historical era Middle Ages
 -  Downfall of Caliphate of Córdoba 1011
 -  To Seville/Almoravids 1068-1091 / 1101-1143
 -  Conquered by the Taifa of Seville 1145
Currency Dirham and Dinar

The Taifa of Arcos was a medieval taifa kingdom that existed in two periods; first from 1011 to 1068. From 1068 until 1091 it was under the forcible control of Seville, by Abbad II al-Mu'tadid.[1] It regained its independence from 1143 to 1145 when it was finally conquered by the Almohads.

List of Emirs

Jizrunid dynasty

  • Muhammad I al-Jazari Imad ad-Dawla: 1011/2-1029/30
  • 'Abdun ibn Muhammad: 1029/30-1053
  • Muhammad II al-Qaim: 1053-1068/9

Conquest

Idrisid dynasty

  • Abu'l-Qasim Ahyal (also in Jerez): 1143-1145

See also

Sources

  • http://web.raex.com/~obsidian/taifa.html

References


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