Taifa of Alpuente

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Taifa of Alpuente
Taifa Kingdom of Alpuente, c. 1037.
Capital Alpuente, now in Valencia, Land of Valencia, Spain
Languages Arabic, Mozarabic, Hebrew
Religion Islam, Christianity (Roman Catholic), Judaism
Government Monarchy
Historical era Middle Ages
 •  Downfall of Caliphate of Córdoba 1009
 •  Conquered by the Almoravids 1106
Currency Dirham and Dinar
Preceded by

The Taifa of Alpuente was a medieval Berber[1][2] taifa kingdom that existed from around 1009 to 1106 created following the end of the Caliphate of Córdoba in the Iberian Peninsula in 1010.Ruled by the Kutama Berber family of the Banū Qāsim.[1][2]

List of Emirs[edit]

Qasimid dynasty[3][edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Bosch-Vilà, J. (1988-04-01). Andalus (in French). Éditions Peeters. pp. 641–647. ISBN 2857443196. 
  2. ^ a b Kennedy, Hugh (2014-06-11). Muslim Spain and Portugal: A Political History of Al-Andalus. Routledge. ISBN 9781317870418. 
  3. ^ "al-Andalus". web.raex.com. Retrieved 2016-07-21. 

Coordinates: 39°52′40″N 1°00′50″W / 39.8778°N 1.0139°W / 39.8778; -1.0139