International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Al-Mansour Mohammed Bin AbiAmer Wars with Christians of the North: (A Page from Andalusia History)
Dr. Mohammed Turki Mohammed Shatanawi

This study came to discuss Al-Mansour Mohammed Bin AbiAmer Wars, who took over door-keeping for the Omayyad Caliph Al-Moayyad Billah Hisham Bin Al-Hakam Al-Mustanser, with the Christian Monarchies which were established in North Spain Like : Leon Monarchy, Nabira monarchy, and Barcelona Emirate and else. Al-Mansour had many wars and battles with these political entities reached, as Ibn Khuldoun mentions, fifty two invasions, meanwhile Al-Magri mentions that the number of his invasions was fifty six invasions and all of them had ended with success and victory (never a banner had been broken and not an army had been decreased). Al-Mansour’s invasions aimed not only at conquering as Princes and Caliphs who preceded him, but also were Jihad (Striving), in the path of Allah (God), that is as a preventive war, and that what led to the activity of those monarchies after his death, and started the movement of restoration, which terminated by defacing the Islamic Arab existence in Andalusia.

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