7. Al-Andalus

Umayyad Triumph and Disaster, 912–1031

  1. Roger Collins

Published Online: 3 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118273968.ch7

Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031

Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031

How to Cite

Collins, R. (2012) Al-Andalus, in Caliphs and Kings: Spain, 796-1031, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118273968.ch7

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:

  • al-Andalus, Umayyad triumph and disaster, 912–1031;
  • Golden Age of ‘Abd al-Rahmān III (912–961);
  • fortunes of the Umayyad regime in Córdoba;
  • Umayyad Córdoba under ‘Abd Allāh;
  • reign of ‘Abd al-Rah.mān III, period of tolerance;
  • Jewish communities, in al-Andalus;
  • medical treatise of Dioscorides, as a diplomatic gift;
  • revival of ethnic disparagement;
  • Umayyad caliphate decline

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Golden Age of ‘Abd al-Rahmān III (912–961)

  • An Ethnic Mix

  • The Jews

  • The Arabs

  • The Saqaliba

  • The Fall of the Umayyad Caliphate

  • The Sons of al-Mansūr, 1002–1009

  • Civil Wars, 1009–1013

  • Towards the Party Kings