6. The Kingdom of León, 910–1037

  1. Roger Collins

Published Online: 3 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118273968.ch6

Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031

Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031

How to Cite

Collins, R. (2012) The Kingdom of León, 910–1037, in Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118273968.ch6

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

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Keywords:

  • The Kingdom of León, 910–1037;
  • the new frontier;
  • Sons of Alfonso III (910–925);
  • Chronicle of Sampiro;
  • fifth book of the Muqtabis of Ibn Hayyān;
  • Ramiro II, first of the Leonese kings, monastic founder;
  • conflicts with al-Andalus;
  • Aragonta, in the Convent of Salcedo;
  • Castilian-Leonese monarchy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The New Frontier

  • The Sons of Alfonso III (910–925)

  • Alfonso IV (925–932) and Ramiro II (931/2–951)

  • Ordoño III (951–956), and Sancho I, “the Fat” (956–966) with Ordoño IV, “the Bad” (958–959)

  • Ramiro III (966–985)

  • Vermudo II “the Gouty” (982/5–999)

  • Alfonso V (999–1028) and Vermudo III (1028–1037)