Taifa of Valencia
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Taifa of Valencia
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
o Established
o To Toledo
1099-1102 / 1102-1145
1147-1172 / 1172-1229
o Conquered by Aragon
CurrencyDirham and Dinar

The Taifa of Valencia (Arabic: ‎) 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 subject to the rule of legendary military leader El Cid.

List of Rulers

Saqlabi dynasty

Dhunnunid dynasty

Yahhafid dynasty

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

'Abd al-'Aziz dynasty

'Jyaddid dynasty

Huddid dynasty

'Jyaddid dynasty (restored)

Mardanis dynasty

See also

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