Taifa of Alpuente

The Taifa of Alpuente (Arabic: طائفة ألبونت) was a medieval Berber[1][2] taifa kingdom that existed from around 1009 to 1106 created following the end of the Caliphate of Córdoba in the Iberian Peninsula in 1010. It was ruled by the Kutama Berber family of the Banū Qāsim.[1][2]

Taifa of Alpuente

Taifa Kingdom of Alpuente, c. 1037.
CapitalAlpuente, now in Valencia, Land of Valencia, Spain
Common languagesArabic, Mozarabic, Hebrew
Islam, Christianity (Roman Catholicism), Judaism
Historical eraMiddle Ages
 Downfall of Caliphate of Córdoba
 Conquered by the Almoravids
CurrencyDirham and Dinar
Preceded by

List of Emirs

Qasimid dynasty

  • 'Abd Allah I: c. 1009–1030
  • Muhammad I Yumn ad-Dawla: 1030–1042
  • Ahmad b Muhammad 'Izz (o Adud) al-Dawla: 1042–1043
  • Muhammad II: 1043
  • 'Abd Allah II: 1043–c. 1106

See also

  • List of Sunni Muslim dynasties


  1. Bosch-Vilà, J. (1988-04-01). Andalus (in French). Éditions Peeters. pp. 641–647. ISBN 2857443196.
  2. Kennedy, Hugh (2014-06-11). Muslim Spain and Portugal: A Political History of Al-Andalus. Routledge. ISBN 9781317870418.

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