Taifa of Valencia

Taifa of Valencia
1010–1238
Taifa Kingdom of Valencia, c. 1037
Capital Valencia
Common languages Arabic, Mozarabic, Hebrew, Berber
Religion Islam, Christianity (Roman Catholicism), Judaism
Government Monarchy
Historical era Middle Ages
 Established
1010
 To Toledo
1065–1075
1099–1102 / 1102–1145
 To Murcia/Almohads
1147–1172 / 1172–1229
 Conquered by Aragon
1238
Currency Dirham and Dinar
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Caliphate of Cordoba
Crown of Aragon
Kingdom of Valencia

The Taifa of Valencia was a medieval Moorish taifa kingdom which existed, in and around Valencia, Spain during four distinct periods: from 1010 to 1065, from 1075 to 1099, from 1145 to 1147 and last from 1229 to 1238 when it was finally conquered by the Aragon.

From 1094 to 1099 the kingdom was also famously subject to the rule of legendary military leader El Cid.

List of Rulers

Saqlabi dynasty (Servile Rulers)

  • Mubarrak: 1010/1–1017 with...
  • Muzaffar: 1010/1–1017
  • Lab'ib (Tortosa c. 1009–bfr. 1039/40):1017–1019, d. bfr. 1039; with...
  • Muyahid (in Denia 1010/2–1045): 1017–1021, d. 1045

Amirid dynasty

  • 'Abd al-'Aziz: 1021–1061
  • 'Abd al-Malik al-Muzzaffar: 1061–1065
  • Abu Bakr ibn Abd al-Aziz: 1075–1085
  • 'Uthman: 1085–1086

Dhunnunid dynasty

  • Yahya al-Qadir (in Toledo 1075–1085): 1086–1092

Yahhafid dynasty

  • Abu Ahmad Dja'far: 1092–1094

Dynasty of El Cid

'Abd al-'Aziz dynasty

  • Abu 'Abd al-Malik Marwan: 1145

'Jyaddid dynasty

  • Abu Muhammad: 1145–1146, d. 1147

Huddid dynasty

'Jyaddid dynasty (restored)

  • Abu Muhammad (restored): 1146–1147

Mardanis dynasty

  • Zayyan (in Onda 1228–1229, Murcia 1239–1241): 1229–1238, d. 1241

See also

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