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Taifa of Lisbon

Taifa of Lisbon

1022–1093
Capital Uşbuna
Languages Arabic, Mozarabic, Hebrew
Religion Islam, Roman Catholicism, Judaism
Government Monarchy
Historical era Middle Ages
 •  Downfall of Caliphate of Córdoba 1022
 •  Conquered by the Kingdom of León 1093
Currency Dirham and Dinar
Today part of  Portugal

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, from 1022 to 1093.

List of Emirs of the Taifa of Lisbon

Banu Sabur dynasty

  • Abd al-Aziz bin Sabur — 1022− ?
  • Abd al-Malik bin Sabur — ? − c. 1065 ?
  • Seized briefly by León: 1093–1095
  • To Almoravid dynasty: c. 1100−1145

See also

Sources

  • Raex.com: Al-Ushbuna—Taifa of Lisbon



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