Taifa of Valencia

The Taifa of Valencia (Arabic: طائفة بلنسية‎) 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.

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

From 1094 to 1099 the kingdom was also famously subject to the rule of legendary military leader Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar.

List of RulersEdit

Saqlabi dynastyEdit

Amirid dynastyEdit

Dhunnunid dynastyEdit

Yahhafid dynastyEdit

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 CidEdit

'Abd al-'Aziz dynastyEdit

'Jyaddid dynastyEdit

Huddid dynastyEdit

'Jyaddid dynasty (restored)Edit

Mardanis dynastyEdit

See alsoEdit