Convivencia (1)

Convivencia (1) - Convivencia: Convivencia: Living Living...

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Unformatted text preview: Convivencia: Convivencia: Living Living Together in Together in al-Andalus al-Andalus Convivencia 1. Living Together in al-Andalus 2. Cordoba: the Capital of Convivencia 3. Politics and Convivencia 1. Living Together in al-Andalus Rough Political Chronology of al-Andalus c. 409-711 Visigothic Kingdom 711: Umayyad invasion 756-929: Spanish Umayyad Emirate 929-1031: Spanish Ummayad Caliphate 1031-1086: Taifa Kingdoms (aka, Petty Kingdoms) 1090-1145: Almoravid Dynasty (Berbers) 1145-1232: Almohad Dynasty (Berbers) 1232-1492: Nasrid Dynasty (Alhambra) Significant Rulers of al- Andalus Abd al-Rahman I (756- 788) Abd al-Rahman II (822- 852) Abd al-Rahman III (912- 961) Al-Hakim (961-976) Al-Mansur (976-1002) Useful Vocabulary for al-Andalus Moor : derived from mauri , meaning tribes from Mauretania Mudejars: Iberian Muslims living in Christian lands Moriscos: New Christians, converted Muslims, many of whom continued to practice Islam Mozarab : (from the Arabic mustarib ) Iberian Christians who adopted the Arabic language and many Arab customs Sephardim : Iberian Jews ( Sepharad =Iberia) Conversos : New Christians, converted Jews Marranos : derogatory term used for conversos who continued to use Jewish practices Crypto-Judaism : secret Jewish practices under Almohad or Christian rule 2. Cordoba: the Capital of Convivencia Cordoba Founded by Romans, 260 B.C.E. on the Guadalquivir Visigothic city (400-711) Muslim capital from the 8th century Significant Jewish population Conquered by Christians in 1236 Artistic Achievements of Cordoba The Great Mosque (Mezquita) Laid out by Abd al- Rahman I in 786 on the site of the Visigothic Church of St. Vincent (previously a Roman...
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