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Spanish Tri 2 Woodlawn

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711
Berbers arrive in Spain
Al-Andaluz
Moors rename Spain this
Berber
Crossed straights of Gibraltar to take Spain
Al-Walid I
Caliph who sent the Berbers (Umayyad)
Tariq
Leader of Berber army
Battle of Tolosa
Ultimate and first battle in invasion of Spain
718
Date of Battle of Tolosa
740
Beginning of Civil Wars in Spain
Yusuf-al-Fihri
Takes control of Al-Andalus until 750
750
Abbasids overthrow Umayyads
756
Abd-ar-Rahman took control of Al-Andaluz
Abd-ar-Rahman
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
912
Abd-ar-Rahman III enters the stage
929
Abd-ar-Rahman III of Ahmir of Cordoba proclaims himself as new Umayyad Caliph
Golden Age
What happened when Caliph was proclaimed in Al-Andaluz
Abd-ar-Rahman III
Grandson of Abd-ar-Rahman; proclaims himself new Umayyad Caliph; makes Golden Age in Spain
Yusuf Almoravid
Defeats Christians and replaces muslim princes
1008-1013
Civil Wars after Cordoba Caliphate collapsed
Yusuf ibn-tashfir
Took over Spain in 12th century
1212
Christain kings under Alfonso VIII defeat Almoravids; Christianity restored to Spain