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Christianity and the muslim conquest of spain the new muslim empire, which was run by the umayyad dynasty from 661-750, stretched from the atlantic ocean in the west to the borders of india in the east, less than 100 years after the death of prophet muhammad ﷺ stories of the justice and equity that the muslims ruled with quickly spread.
Moroccans are currently spain's oldest and most integrated muslim immigrant community and second-largest foreign population after romanians as of 2016, spain officially had 1,919,141 muslims out of a total population of 46,438,422, or slightly above 4%, of the total population. The muslim empire in spain was not under a single reign instead it was a series of different successions made by various muslim rulers from 711- 716, the military troops under their leader tariq ibn ziyad conquered the region.
Spain - muslim spain: in the second half of the 7th century ce (1st century ah), byzantine strongholds in north africa gave way before the arab advance carthage fell in 698 in 705 al-walīd i, the sixth caliph of the umayyad dynasty, the first great muslim dynasty centred in damascus, appointed mūsā ibn nuṣayr governor in the west mūsā annexed all of north africa as far as tangier. The almoravid empire intervened and repelled the christian attacks on the region, deposing the weak andalusi muslim princes and included al-andalus under direct berber rule in the next century and a half, al-andalus became a province of the berber muslim empires of the almoravids and almohads , both based in marrakesh. The new muslim empire, which was run by the umayyad dynasty from 661-750, stretched from the atlantic ocean in the west to the borders of india in the east, less than 100 years after the death of prophet muhammad ﷺ.
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By the early 1600s, not a single muslim was left in all of spain the story of al-andalus’ decline from one of the muslim world’s leading political and social powers in the 1000s to a rump state that was conquered in the late 1400s is one that has no match in islamic history. Al-andalus, which means, to become green at the end of the summer is referred to the territory occupied by the muslim empire in southern spain, which refer to the cities of almeria, malaga, cadiz, huelva, seville, cordoba, jaen and granada.
711: with the further conquest of egypt, spain and north africa, islam included all of the persian empire and most of the old roman world under islamic rule muslims began the conquest of sindh in afghanistan. Although muslim rule in spain had ended, the rich cultural and intellectual legacy of al-andalus survived, both in the iberian peninsula and throughout the world elements of the islamic heritage can be found throughout spain, and in recent years modern spain has become more aware, and more proud, of the glories of this period of its history.