Timeline Of The Muslim Presence In The Iberian Peninsula
Timeline of the Muslim presence in the Iberian peninsula
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This is a timeline of notable events in the Muslim presence in
, which started with the
conquest in the 8th century.
710 - The
Tariq ibn Ziyad
. Several Muslim expeditions raid across the straits into
), including a fairly large one led by a Berber called
Tarif ibn Malluk
. Civil war is raging between rival kings in
711 - A Muslim force of about 7,000 fighters (mainly
and Berbers) under Tariq ibn Ziyad, loyal to the Umayyad Emir of Damascus,
, enter the Iberian peninsula from North Africa.
Battle of Guadalete
Tariq ibn Ziyad defeats King
, the last Visigothic ruler of Hispania, at the Guadalete River in the south of the Iberian peninsula. Tariq goes on to take
, while a detachment under
712 - The Muslim governor of Northern Africa,
Musa ibn Nusayr
, follows Tariq ibn Ziyad with an army of 18,000 Arabs. He takes
Abd al-Aziz ibn Musa
, Musa ibn Nusair's son, takes
The Christians of Seville and Toledo revolt, but are put down by Abd al-Aziz ibn Musa's troops. Toledo is pillaged and its notables are beheaded.
714 - First Muslim campaigns in the lower
valley and south East part of the Iberian Peninsula.
Abd al-Aziz ibn Musa takes
715 - By this year, virtually all of......
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