Hammudid dynasty
The Hammudid dynasty was a Zaydi Shia Muslim
A Muslim, also spelled Moslem, is an adherent of Islam, a monotheistic, Abrahamic religion based on the Quran, which Muslims consider the verbatim word of God as revealed to prophet Muhammad. "Muslim" is the Arabic term for "submitter" .Muslims believe that God is one and incomparable...

 berberised (ethnically as well as culturally) dynasty of Arab origins, in the Caliphate of Córdoba
Caliphate of Córdoba
The Caliphate of Córdoba ruled the Iberian peninsula and part of North Africa, from the city of Córdoba, from 929 to 1031. This period was characterized by remarkable success in trade and culture; many of the masterpieces of Islamic Iberia were constructed in this period, including the famous...

 region of Al-Andalus
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, in present day southern Spain
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. The dynasty is named after the ancestor, Hammud, a descendant of Idris ibn Abdallah.


The dynasty ruled several taifa
In the history of the Iberian Peninsula, a taifa was an independent Muslim-ruled principality, usually an emirate or petty kingdom, though there was one oligarchy, of which a number formed in the Al-Andalus after the final collapse of the Umayyad Caliphate of Córdoba in 1031.-Rise:The origins of...

(principalities) in the Caliphate of Córdoba after the first decline of the Umayyad Caliphate (756—1016), in early eleventh century (1017—1023), until the Umayyad re-conquest of Cordoba (1023—1031).


  • Córdoba
    Córdoba, Spain
    -History:The first trace of human presence in the area are remains of a Neanderthal Man, dating to c. 32,000 BC. In the 8th century BC, during the ancient Tartessos period, a pre-urban settlement existed. The population gradually learned copper and silver metallurgy...

     (1016-1018: Ali ibn Hammud
    Ali ibn Hammud al-Nasir
    Ali ibn Hammud al-Nasir was the sixth Caliph of Córdoba from 1016 until his death. Of Berber origin, he was a member of the Hammudid dynasty of the Al-Andalus .-Biography:...

    , 1018-1021: al-Qasim, 1021-1022: Yahya al-Mutali
    Yahya ibn Ali ibn Hammud al-Mu'tali
    Yahya ibn Ali ibn Hammud al-Mu'tali was Caliph of Cordoba in the Hammudid dynasty of the Al-Andalus for two times, from 1021 to 1023 and from 1025 to 1026. He was the son of caliph Ali ibn Hammud, of Hashemite origins.-Biography:He was governor of Ceuta from 1016, a title he received from his...

    , 1022-1023: al-Qasim)
  • Sevilla (1016, al-Qasim)
  • Algeciras
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     (1039–58: al-Qasim and heirs)
  • Málaga
    Málaga is a city and a municipality in the Autonomous Community of Andalusia, Spain. With a population of 568,507 in 2010, it is the second most populous city of Andalusia and the sixth largest in Spain. This is the southernmost large city in Europe...

     (1022-1057:Yahya al-Mutali and heirs).

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