3. The Christians of al-Andalus

  1. Roger Collins

Published Online: 3 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118273968.ch3

Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031

Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031

How to Cite

Collins, R. (2012) The Christians of al-Andalus, in Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118273968.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. A History of Spain

Book Series Editors:

  1. John Lynch

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631181842

Online ISBN: 9781118273968



  • Christians of al-Andalus, conflict or coexistence;
  • Andalusi Christianity;
  • the Visigothic past, and its reverence;
  • Spanish Christian worship, late Roman and Visigothic;
  • copy of St Augustine's City of God;
  • Christians of al-Andalus, and the Hispana;
  • Visigothic law code, the Forum Iudicum;
  • life for the Christians of al-Andalus, uneasy;
  • Christian priests, stoned or abused;
  • Council of Córdoba, 839


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Conflict or Coexistence?

  • A Learned Society

  • Conversion or Continuation?

  • The Council of Córdoba, 839

  • Cultural Survival