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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.

Taifa of Valencia

1010–1238
Taifa Kingdom of Valencia, c. 1037
Taifa Kingdom of Valencia, c. 1037
CapitalValencia
Common languagesArabic, Mozarabic, Hebrew, Berber
Religion
Islam, Christianity (Roman Catholicism), Judaism
GovernmentMonarchy
Historical eraMiddle Ages
• Established
1010
• To Toledo
1065–1075
1099–1102 / 1102–1145
• To Murcia/Almohads
1147–1172 / 1172–1229
• Conquered by Aragon
1238
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.

Contents

List of RulersEdit

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 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