Category Archives: El Cid

Fall of Toledo 1085, Part 3


King Ferdinand I of Leon and Castile and his sons Sancho and Alfonso, as depicted in the epic Hollywood film El Cid (see picture). Plus, the conflict between Aragon and Zaragoza, the arrival of crusaders from across the Pyrenees, and the Siege of Barbastro.

The Christian Kings of Spain

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The Mulsim Taifa Kings

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