Taifa of Tejada

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Taifa of Tejada
Common languagesArabic, Mozarabic, Hebrew
Islam, Christianity (Roman Catholic), Judaism
Historical eraMiddle Ages
• Established
• Conquered by the Almohad Caliphate
CurrencyDirham and Dinar
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Taifa of Silves
Almohad dynasty

The Taifa of Tejada (Arabic: طائفة تيجادا) was a medieval Islamic taifa kingdom that existed only from 1146 to 1150 when it was conquered by the Almohad Caliphate. It was centered at the town of Tejada located in the present day Province of Burgos in northern Spain. It was ruled by an Arab family of the Banu Khazraj tribe. They claimed descent from Anas ibn Malik who was a sahaba (companion) of the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

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Khazraj dynasty[edit]