Berbers arrive in Spain
Moors rename Spain this
Crossed straights of Gibraltar to take Spain
Caliph who sent the Berbers (Umayyad)
Leader of Berber army
Battle of Tolosa
Ultimate and first battle in invasion of Spain
Date of Battle of Tolosa
Beginning of Civil Wars in Spain
Takes control of Al-Andalus until 750
Abbasids overthrow Umayyads
Abd-ar-Rahman took control of Al-Andaluz
Takes control of Al-Andaluz in 756; refuses to answer to caliph; most of family killed; establishes himself as Ahmir of Cordoba
Ahmir of Cordoba
Ruler of Cordoba; Abd-ar-Rahman establishes himself as this
Abd-ar-Rahman III enters the stage
Abd-ar-Rahman III of Ahmir of Cordoba proclaims himself as new Umayyad Caliph
What happened when Caliph was proclaimed in Al-Andaluz
Grandson of Abd-ar-Rahman; proclaims himself new Umayyad Caliph; makes Golden Age in Spain
Defeats Christians and replaces muslim princes
Civil Wars after Cordoba Caliphate collapsed
Took over Spain in 12th century
Christain kings under Alfonso VIII defeat Almoravids; Christianity restored to Spain
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