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Al-Andalus, also known as Muslim Spain or Islamic Iberia, was a medieval Islamic state occupying at its peak most of what are today Spain and Portugal. (At its greatest geographical extent, in the eighth century, southern France -- Septimania -- was briefly under its control.) The name more generally describes parts of the Iberian Peninsula governed by Muslims (given the generic name of Moors) at various times between 711 and 1492, though the boundaries changed constantly as the Reconquista progressed.
This category deals with both the historical period and the geographical descriptor of Al-Andalus. It refers to time and places of the Muslim Umayyad Caliphate entry and conquest of the Iberian Peninsula in 711 CE, through the Moorish era dynasties and Reconquista conflicts, to the end of last Islamic kingdom in Spain, the Emirate of Granada, in 1492.
This category has the following 29 subcategories, out of 29 total.
- ► Culture of Al-Andalus (2 C, 6 P)
- ► Al-Andalus dynasties (8 C, 4 P)
- ► Emirate of Córdoba (2 C, 6 P)
- ► Gharb Al-Andalus (1 C, 7 P)
- ► History of Al-Andalus (2 C, 20 P)
- ► Literature of Al-Andalus (5 C, 3 P)
- ► Oriental islands of Al-Andalus (9 P)
- ► Reconquista (8 C, 40 P)
- ► Al-Andalus stubs (1 C, 66 P)
Pages in category "Al-Andalus"
The following 79 pages are in this category, out of 79 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
- Abbadid dynasty
- Abbasid–Carolingian alliance
- Abd al-Rahman ibn Habib al-Fihri
- Aftasid dynasty
- Al-Bayan al-Mughrib
- Alcazaba of Almería
- Andalusian Arabic
- Andalusian Patio
- Arab Baths (Ceuta)
- Moorish architecture
- Françoise Atlan