Taifa of Arcos

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Taifa of Arcos

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.

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  1. ^ "Abbadid". Encyclopedia Britannica. I: A-Ak - Bayes (15th ed.). Chicago, IL: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc. 2010. p. 8. ISBN 978-1-59339-837-8. 

Coordinates: 36°45′00″N 5°48′00″W / 36.7500°N 5.8000°W / 36.7500; -5.8000