7 edition of The Moorish guard of the Kings of Castile (1410-1467) found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Ana Echevarria ; translated by Martin Beagles.|
|Series||The medieval and early modern Iberian world -- v. 36|
|LC Classifications||UA786.G7 E24 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008035394|
Following the death of Peter, a succession crisis arose between Peter's illegitimate half-brother Henry of Trastámara and the Englishman John of Gaunt, a great great grandson of Ferdinand III of Castile, who claimed the title of King of Castile and Léon by virtue of his marriage to Constance, daughter of took the throne by force, and faced several military actions by John of. Isabella of Castile was the first great ruling queen of Europe: an authoritarian ruler who consolidated power in the crown and fought her way in a male-dominated world not only to become monarch but to unite much of Spain, drive the Moors from the continent, and reform the church/5.
The King of Castile was soon in possession of both sides of the Guadalquiver from Jaen to the mouth. In the capture of Seville, which was held by Moors from Africa, Ben Alhamar was compelled to aid the King of Castile in person, with six hundred horsemen. After fifteen months of blood, famine, and misery, Seville surrendered, A. D. By the. Al-Andalus(in Arabic الأنْدَلُس) was the name given by the Muslims during the Middle Ages to the Iberian Peninsula. At its greatest geographical extent, their territory occupied most of the peninsula and a part of present-day southern France, Septimania (8th century), and for nearly a century (9th–10th centuries) extended its control from Fraxinet over the Alpine passes which.
The Moorish Guard of the Kings of Castile (), Leiden-Boston, Brill, Autores: Mario Lafuente Gómez Localización: Sharq Al-Andalus: Estudios mudéjares y moriscos, ISSN , Nº 19, , págs. The Mezquita was built on the site of a Visigoth temple, integrating pieces of the old temple and thus absorbing the structure that went before it. The construction ended in and during the years of Moorish reign in Córdoba, the Mezquita was the pride and joy of its citizens.. In , Córdoba was conquered by King Ferdinand III of Castile during the so-called Reconquista – the.
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Knights on the Frontier: The Moorish Guard of the Kings of Castile () The kings of Castile maintained a personal cavalry guard through much of the fifteenth century, consisting of practicing Muslims and converts to Christianity.
The kings of Castile maintained a personal cavalry guard through much of the fifteenth century, consisting of practicing Muslims and converts to : $ The Moorish Guard of the Kings of Castile () Series: The Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World, Volume: 36Cited by: 2.
The Moorish Guard in the fifteenth century was royal cavalry and infantry corps in Castile composed almost exclusively of recent converts to Christianity from Islam. The kings of Castile maintained a personal cavalry guard through much of the fifteenth century, consisting of practicing Muslims and converts to by: 2.
Book review: Ana Echevarría, Knights on the Frontier: The Moorish Guard of the Kings of Castile () (in Spanish). From the Back Cover. The kings of Castile maintained a personal cavalry guard through much of the fifteenth century, consisting of practicing Muslims and converts to Christianity.
This privileged Muslim elite provides an interesting case-study to propose new theories about voluntary conversion from Christianity to Islam in the Iberian Peninsula, Cited by: 2. Moorish guard of the kings of Castile was extraor dinary. As Echevarría says, As Echevarría says, In all accounts of religious co nversion in the 15th and 16th centuries, aAuthor: Kim Bergqvist.
Buy Knights on the Frontier: The Moorish Guard of the Kings of Castile () (Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World) by Ana Echevarria (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. They were chiefly of Berber and Arab stock. In the 8th cent. the Moors were converted to Islam and became fanatic Muslims. They spread SW into Africa (see Mauritania) and NW into Spain. Under Tarik ibn Ziyad they crossed to Gibraltar in and easily overran the crumbling Visigothic kingdom of.
Ferdinand was king of not one, but two kingdoms St. Ferdinand III, King of Castile, is renowned for wresting control of southern Spain from Muslim rule. He was also a good and effective ruler. Ferdinand, son of Alphonso IX, king of León, and Berengaria of Castile and granddaughter of King Henry II of England, was born near Salamanca, Spain.
Ferdinand was 18 when he became king of Castile. Knights on the Frontier: The Moorish Guard of the Kings of Castile () by Ana Echevarria.
The kings of Castile maintained a personal cavalry guard in the 15th century. This Muslim elite provides a case-study of conversion in the Iberian Peninsula, and the transformation of royal armies from feudal companies to professional forces.
Ana Echevarría, Knights on the Frontier: The Moorish Guard of the Kings of Castile (–), trans. Martin Beagles, The Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World (Boston: E. Brill, ). $ cloth. - Volume 43 Issue 2 - Stephen Cory.
Ana ECHEVARRÍA ARSUAGA, Knights on the frontier. The Moorish Guard of the Kings of Castile (), Brill, Leiden-Boston, Knights on the Frontier: The Moorish Guard of the Kings of Castile () Bergqvist, Kim Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of History. Two books, one by Elizabeth Drayson and one by Matthew Carr, investigate the harsh fate of the Moors and their heirs from the 15th to 17th centuries.
Thu. Get this from a library. The Moorish guard of the Kings of Castile (). [Ana Echevarria; Martin Beagles]. On January 2,the Catholic royal powerhouse Queen Isabel of Castile and King Ferdinand of Aragon finally conquered Granada, the last Muslim stronghold of Spain, ending the years of Moorish rule in the Iberian Peninsula.
After decades of war between the Catholic monarchs and Boabdil, the last Sultan of Spain, Boabdil was sent into Author: Sabera Ahsan. The presence of a Moorish guard in the service of the kings of Castile in the fifteenth century seems an anomaly as the Christian reconquest of Spain was still in progress and endowed by the papacy with the character of a crusade.
It is an in-depth study of the Moorish personal guard of the kings of Castile during the fifteenth century, mainly in the period that coincides with the.
The end for the Moors came on January 2, the leader of the last Moorish City "Granada" (located in southern Spain) - surrendered to armies of a recently united Christian Spain (after the marriage of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile).
This ended the year reign of the Moors in Iberia.Knights on the Frontier: The Moorish Guard of the Kings of Castile () (Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World) by Ana Echevarria, Martin Beagles Unknown, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / Alfonso del Campo, notary Alfonso Díaz de Villareal, fiscal agent Alfonso Fernández de Córd Pages: InAbu Abdallah Muhammad XI became the twenty-third Muslim King of Granada.
He would be the last. This is the first history of the ruler, known as Boabdil, whose disastrous reign and bitter defeat brought seven centuries of Moorish Spain to an end.