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
Following the collapse of the Caliphate, a number of regional kingdoms called Taifas, emerge across al-Andalus.
Episode 31 - Galicia, Leon & Castile
We complete our look at the Christian kingdoms by examining the Christian North.
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.
Episode 29 - The Kingdom of Navarre
We track developments in the Kingdom of Navarre, up to the end of the Caliphate in the 1030s.
Episode 28 - The end of the Caliphate
The chaos in al-Andalus continues, with the Caliphate eventually stumbling and coming to an end.
Episode 27 - Sanchuelo
We take a look at the short but disastrous rule of Sanchuelo.