32 episodes

The history of the rise of Al-Andalus and the gradual re-conquering of Spain by the Spanish Christian kingdoms is an epic tale beginning in the year 712 and concluding with the fall of the Kingdom of Grenada in 1492. Join the History of the Crusades Podcast as we cover this lengthy piece of narrative history.

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The history of the rise of Al-Andalus and the gradual re-conquering of Spain by the Spanish Christian kingdoms is an epic tale beginning in the year 712 and concluding with the fall of the Kingdom of Grenada in 1492. Join the History of the Crusades Podcast as we cover this lengthy piece of narrative history.

    Episode 32 - The Taifas

    Episode 32 - The Taifas

    Following the collapse of the Caliphate, a number of regional kingdoms called Taifas, emerge across al-Andalus.

    • 22 min
    Episode 31 - Galicia, Leon & Castile

    Episode 31 - Galicia, Leon & Castile

    We complete our look at the Christian kingdoms by examining the Christian North.

    • 22 min
    Episode 30 - Aragon & Catalonia

    Episode 30 - Aragon & Catalonia

    We continue our focus on the Christian states by taking a look at the establishment of Catalonia and the rise of the Kingdom of Aragon.

    • 22 min
    Episode 29 - The Kingdom of Navarre

    Episode 29 - The Kingdom of Navarre

    We track developments in the Kingdom of Navarre, up to the end of the Caliphate in the 1030s.

    • 22 min
    Episode 28 - The end of the Caliphate

    Episode 28 - The end of the Caliphate

    The chaos in al-Andalus continues, with the Caliphate eventually stumbling and coming to an end.

    • 19 min
    Episode 27 - Sanchuelo

    Episode 27 - Sanchuelo

    We take a look at the short but disastrous rule of Sanchuelo.

    • 21 min

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