Taifa of Valencia

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Taifa of Valencia

Taifa Kingdom of Valencia, c. 1037
Taifa Kingdom of Valencia, c. 1037
Common languagesArabic, Mozarabic, Hebrew, Berber
Islam, Christianity (Roman Catholicism), Judaism
Historical eraMiddle Ages
• Established
• To Toledo
1099–1102 / 1102–1145
• To Murcia/Almohads
1147–1172 / 1172–1229
• Conquered by Aragon
CurrencyDirham 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 Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar.

List of Rulers[edit]

Saqlabi dynasty (Servile Rulers)[edit]

  • Mubarak and 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[edit]

Dhunnunid dynasty[edit]

Yahhafid dynasty[edit]

El Cid orders the execution of Abu Ahmad Dja'far and his companions after his conquest of the Taifa of Valencia in 1094.

Dynasty of El Cid[edit]

'Abd al-'Aziz dynasty[edit]

'Jyaddid dynasty[edit]

Huddid dynasty[edit]

'Jyaddid dynasty (restored)[edit]

Mardanis dynasty[edit]

See also[edit]