March 5, 2021
We examine how Christians who left al-Andalus during the reign of Abd al-Rahman II for the northern parts of the Iberian peninsula, left their influence on the Christian states.
We also zoom in for a closer look at the Basque region.
February 19, 2021
We take a look at the effect of the colourful reign of Abd al-Rahman II on the Christians of al-Andalus.
December 11, 2020
We return to the narrative in 822 and welcome a new Emir to al-Andalus - Abd al-Rahman II.
November 27, 2020
We take a look at the Iberian peninsula in the first few decades of the 9th century.
November 13, 2020
We take a look at the establishment and rise of the rebel Christian Kingdom of Asturias.
October 30, 2020
We take a look at the lengthy reign of al-Hakam then travel to the northern coastline of the Iberian peninsula where some independent Christian states are beginning to emerge.
October 16, 2020
Abd al-Rahman died in the year 788. Which one of his sons will rise to power?
October 2, 2020
The last surviving member of the Umayyad dynasty makes his way to the Iberian peninsula, a move which will have long-reaching consequences.
September 18, 2020
The Muslim rulers of Al-Andalus face a Berber revolt and the arrival of some troublesome newcomers.
September 4, 2020
Within a few years following the Battle of 711, the Muslim invaders had consolidated their rule over the Iberian peninsula. How did they manage to do this? Listen in to find out.
August 21, 2020
We discuss the battle which brought the Muslim conquerers to the Iberian peninsula.
August 7, 2020
We examine the lead up to the battle of 711 and the last years of Visigothic rule.
July 24, 2020
We take a look at the Iberian peninsular from Roman rule to the establishment of the Visigoths.