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 Tariq ibn-Ziyad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Musa ibn Nusair sent reinforcements to Tariq, something he couldn't have done if the ships had been burned).
He was initially the deputy of Musa ibn Nusair in North Africa, and was sent by his superior to launch the first thrust of an invasion of the Iberian peninsula.
On April 30, 711, the armies of Tariq landed at Gibraltar (the name Gibraltar is derived from the Arabic name Jabal Al Tariq, which means mountain of Tariq).
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 abid ibne bashir
As a result of this the Muslim ruler despatched General Tariq ibn Ziyad with an army of 7,000 soldiers across the Straits to Spain, in 711 A.C. General Tariq was a seasoned warrior well known for his indomitable courage and bravery.
Tariq at once noticed the uneasiness among his soldiers, but he knew that this was not caused by any feeling of fear, for they were perfectly trained soldiers, and the heroes of many famous battles.
Moosa ibn Nusayr, the governor of North Africa was approached by Count Julian of Spain with complaints of cruel treatment by King Roderic.
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 TARIQ IBN-ZIYAD
Tariq ibn-Ziyad was an army leader of the moors, who led the Arab conquest of Visigoth Christian Spain in 711 AD.
Tariq's army landed in Gibraltar and managed to conquer most of Spain in an eight-year campaign.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/TARIQ+IBN-ZIYAD   (64 words)

  
 The Burning Sails of Baghdad
Tariq ibn Ziyad and his troops went on to defeat 30,000 Visigoths, a force three times their size, at Wadi Laqqa in the battle of the Transductine Promontories.
The Iraqi leader is faced with "the truth and patience" that Tariq ibn Ziyad spoke of thirteen centuries ago, but the Iraqi leader can take a more honorable route, securing his place in history as an Arab hero like Tariq.
The Arab military genius Tariq ibn Ziyad crossed the straight now named after him as the straight of Jabal Tariq, the Straight of Gibraltar, with a modest invasion force of 300 cavalry and 7,000 infantry.
www.ccmep.org /2002_articles/Iraq/111602_burning_sails_of_baghdad.htm   (884 words)

  
 Spain - AL ANDALUS
In 711 Tariq ibn Ziyad, a Berber governor of Tangier, crossed into Spain with an army of 12,000 (landing at a promontory that was later named, in his honor, Jabal Tariq, or Mount Tariq, from which the name, Gibraltar, is derived).
Tariq returned to Morocco, but the next year (712) Musa ibn Nusair, the Muslim governor in North Africa, led the best of his Arab troops to Spain with the intention of staying.
The people who became known to West Europeans as Moors were the Arabs, who had swept across North Africa from their Middle Eastern homeland, and the Berbers, inhabitants of Morocco who had been conquered by the Arabs and converted to Islam.
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 711 - 755 Arab Conquest
Tariq ibn Ziyad invades Spain with 7,000 Berber Infantry and 300 Arab Cavalry (Collins, 1983; Heath, 1980).
Tariq's army, reinforced by a further 5,000 Berber Infantry, defeat 24-30,000 Visigoths (King Roderic) including a large number of Cavalry on the Wadi-laqqa (possibly either the Guadalete or Salado rivers) (20 Jul); this is called the battle of the Transductine Promontories by the Christians.
Talaba ibn Salama and the Jordanians settles in Cordoba; Seville gets the Homs contingent; the Damascus contingent settle in Elvira; Qinnasrin in Jaen, and Palestine in Algeciras and Medina Sedonia.
www.balagan.org.uk /war/0711/0711.htm   (532 words)

  
 Untitled Document
The Muslim army was 12,000 strong and led by Tariq ibn Ziyad, the governor of Tangier.
Tariq ibn Ziyad left the country after the battles without incident.
The first real occupation of the country came in the next yearin 712 CE when the Musa ibn Nusair the governor North Africa marched on Spain with his best soldiers and was "intent" on staying this time around.
www.mmu.k12.vt.us /teachers/brewer/zjproject/editorial.htm   (556 words)

  
 United Muslimz :: View topic - Tariq Bin Ziyad
Tariq ibn Ziyad was sent by Musa ibn Nusayr in the year 711 AD as a chief commander to conquer Andalus.
Tariq advanced towards a small mountain in the sea which later became known as Jabal Tariq (Mount Tariq) derived from which is the modern name: Gibraltar.
Tariq immediately awoke from his sleep with a smile, and from that moment on he never doubted victory.
www.unitedmuslimz.com /forum/viewtopic.php?topic=981&forum=12   (631 words)

  
 Letters on Tariq Ramadan
Tariq Ramadan does have family ties to the grand daddy of radical Islamic movements, The Muslim Brotherhood, because his father was founder Hassan al Banna's in-law.
Tariq Ramadan has become prominent because of the refusal of the US to grant him a visa to teach at Notre Dame University, From France, Christopher Jones writes: "I am including for WAISers some excerpts from an October 3, 2003 article by Tariq Ramadan posted by Oumma.com.
The department of homeland security's de facto veto of the University of Notre Dame's appointment of the Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan to a chair in the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is offensive, not least as a denial of academic freedom (An oft-repeated 'truth', August 31).
www.stanford.edu /group/wais/webpage2/tariqramadan.htm   (1842 words)

  
 Gibraltar - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia
Tariq ibn Ziyad, leader of the Berbers, landed at the southern point of the Rock from present-day Morocco in his quest for Spain.
The name Gibraltar comes from the Arabic Jabal Tariq, جبل طارق which means "Tariq's mountain" (named for Tariq ibn Ziyad).
It is located in southwestern Europe adjoining the southern coast of Spain, a strategic location on the Strait of Gibraltar that links the North Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea.
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /g/gi/gibraltar.html   (1589 words)

  
 Tariq - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tariq is an Arabic name meaning "shining star".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tariq   (98 words)

  
 Salaam Knowledge
Tariq Ibn Ziyad was the general of Musa Ibn Nusayr, who had conquered Morocco and had appointed him in his place at Tangier, the capital.
Tariq landed at Gibraltar in May 711 at the request of the sons of the deceased King of Spain, which was having a civil war there.
Gibraltar was henceforth known as Jabl Tariq (Mount Tariq) from which the Anglicised form was derived.
www.salaam.co.uk /knowledge/biography/viewentry.php?id=1651   (181 words)

  
 Tariq ibn Ziyad --¬† Britannica Concise Encyclopedia¬†- The online encyclopedia you can trust!
Musa ibn Nusayr, the Arab conqueror of Morocco, left his general Tariq to govern Tangier in his place.
In 714 Musa and Tariq were summoned by the caliph back to Damascus, where they were both accused of misappropriation of funds and died in obscurity.
Tariq soon advanced to the Spanish mainland itself, gaining valuable support from Spanish Jews who had been persecuted by the Visigoths and from Christian supporters of Witiza's sons.
www.britannica.com /ebc/article-9071297   (948 words)

  
 Asturias
(According to a semi-legendary account, developed in a story by the Marquis de Sade, Rodrigo was a mixture of Milton's Lucifer and Don Juan.) Unfortunately for the Visigoths, Julian appealed to Musa, the Umayyad Arab ruler of Morocco, who sent a Berber army under the command of Tariq ibn Ziyad.
The leader of the Berber vanguard assumed the lordship of the region of Gibraltar, Jebel al Tariq ("mountain of Tariq" in Arabic).
During a succession crisis in the Visigothic Kingdom, one of the heirs of Witiza, traditionally identified as count Julian, sought foreign assistance against the usurper Rodrigo.
www.worldhistoryplus.com /a/asturias.html   (204 words)

  
 ESSAYS & THOUGHTS
When the Berber general Tariq Ibn Ziyad launched his invasion of Spain in 711 A.D. by crossing over from Africa with several thousand infantrymen, he brought with him a vigorous civilization that would quickly alter the linguistic topography of the newly conquered territory.
Ibn Ziyad's entry into Spain signaled one of the great adventures of early Medieval times and Arabic became the great transmitter of a lost Hellenic heritage.
Although the vulgate Latin then spoken continued as a living vernacular, Arabic became the preeminent language in Spain for 700 years following Ibn Ziyad's historic expedition.
thinkers.net /writer/hispano.html   (1587 words)

  
 Abd ar-Rahman I
When news arrived to Damascus of Tariq's success, Musa ibn Nusair was quick to come to the aid of Tariq when he crossed the straits with an army of 18,000 men.
Tariq's military exploits are unquestionably of great importance historically and it is with his honour that Gibraltar takes its name from (Jabal Tariq, Tarik's Mountain).
Gibraltar Landmark-Jabal Tariq (Tariq's Mountain) Tariq's military campaigns is what set in motion a dynasty that was to set its roots deep historically in the province for 800 years.
www.idir.net /~suede/successor1.html   (633 words)

  
 Leaders and Battles: Tariq ibn Ziyad,
Tariq, deputy of Musa ibn Nusair in North Africa, was dispatched to Spain to intervene in the Visigothic civil war at the request of the heirs of the Visigothic king Witiza.
In appreciation for his leadership skills, Tariq was appointed governor of Spain, a role he filled for a short time before returning to Morocco.
Who will follow me?' His armies swept through Spain and won a decisive victory when the Visigoth king Roderic was defeated and killed at the battle of Guadalete on 19 July 711.
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 The Moorish Invasion of Spain and Portugal
In April 711, the Arab governor of Tangiers, Tariq ibn-Ziyad, crossed the strait between what are now Morocco and Spain with an army of nine or ten thousand Berbers (the place where they landed was soon to have a new name, the rock of Tariq, Jabal Tariq — Gibraltar).
Tariq ordered that a group of prisoners be cut into pieces and their flesh boiled in cauldrons, then released the rest, telling them to spread the word about Moorish practices.
While on their flanks subordinates took care of Portugal and the east of Spain, Tariq and Musa met up in Toledo and continued north-east up the Ebro valley, encountering practically no resistance at all.
spainforvisitors.com /archive/features/moorishinvasion.htm   (1096 words)

  
 The Ring of the Dove
Ibn Hazm is therefore surprisingly free of pedantry; it is doubtful whether any other Arab writer so well qualified as he would have resisted, as he does in one striking passage, the temptation to enumerate all that earlier scholars had said on the derivation of the Arabic word for " passion ".
Ibn Hazm's prose, judged by the canons of adab accepted in his day, is of a very high quality; it is learned without becoming frigid, rhetorical without being bombastic, fluent without degenerating into flatulence.
Ibn Hazm never lets us forget that he is a Moslem, with a reverence for and an expert knowledge of the traditional-Moslem values and sciences.
www.muslimphilosophy.com /hazm/dove/ringdove.html   (14344 words)

  
 Saudi Aramco World : Historical Markers
Hard on Tarif's heels came that remarkable horseman Tariq ibn Ziyad, who stepped ashore in Algeciras Bay, a name derived from the Arabic al-Jazirah al-Khadra' - Green Island - which is probably how those desert warriors viewed fertile Spain.
Tariq, at the head of his light cavalry, swept right up through the Ibe­rian Peninsula to the Bay of Biscay.
History tells us little about Tarif ibn Malik, the Berber officer who landed in Spain in the early months of AD 710, heading a reconnaissance mission of 100 cavalry and 400 foot soldiers.
www.saudiaramcoworld.com /issue/199301/historical.markers.htm   (721 words)

  
 Tthornton :
807 A rebellion in Toledo was quelled by Amrus Ibn Yusuf, the governor appointed by Caliph al Hakam.
muluk al-tawaif) invited the powerful al-Moravid ruler Yusuf Ibn Tashfin in Morocco to defend them against Alfonso.
749 Life of John of Damascus (Yahnah ibn Mansur ibn Sargun), an Arab Christian.
www.nmhschool.org /tthornton/mehistorydatabase/early_medieval_periods.htm   (3095 words)

  
 Gibraltar
The Rock of Gibraltar was named Jabal Tariq (Arabic, "Mount of Tariq") in honor of the Muslim general Tariq ibn-Ziyad (died about 720), who invaded Spain in 711.
Gibraltar and ancient Abila (now Mount Acho at Ceuta, a Spanish exclave in Morocco) form the classical Pillars of Hercules, which were crowned with silver columns by Phoenician mariners to mark the limits of safe navigation for the ancient Mediterranean peoples.
In 1309 Gibraltar was captured by the Castilians but was regained by the Moors in 1333 and held until 1462, when it finally passed from Moorish possession.
www.cartage.org.lb /en/themes/GeogHist/histories/history/hiscountries/G/gibraltar.html   (533 words)

  
 pg_864.asp
In 708, Musa took Tangiers and appointed a Berber Muslim chieftain, Tariq ibn Ziyad, as governor.
In 712, Musa ibn Nusayr followed Tariq, leading his Arab army into Spain.
Nonetheless, Tariq drove the Visigoths from the field, perhaps because some Visigoth nobles had planned to desert the king from the start.
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 OUSD Core Values > Virtual Museum > Islamic Game > Granada
In 711 Musa sent his general Tariq ibn Ziyad across the strait from North Africa.
"Tariq defeated the Visagoth King Rodrick, but instead of returning to North Africa he continued his march north until he and Musa had conquered most of Spain by 714.
Long ago Spain became a Muslim state when the Christian King of Ceuta, Count Julien, asked Musa ibn Nusayr to help invade the Iberian Peninsula.
tlc.ousd.k12.ca.us /~pmates/islam_game/granada2.html   (493 words)

  
 The Legacy of Al-Andalus: Muslim Spain
Tariq ibn Ziyad crossed the Straight of 'Gibraltar' at first with the sole intention of avenging king Roderic for the crime he committed.
Muslims took control under the leadership of Tariq ibn Ziyad and his army of 12,000 troops.
Ibn Rushd, (Averroes) Ibn Sina, (Avicenna) Ibn Zuhr, (Avenzoar), Al-Kwarizmi, (Algorizm) and Al-Razi, (Razes) to name a few, were all Muslims educated in Andalus.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Parthenon/4482/andalusia.html   (4722 words)

  
 FALLING DAYS: TARIQ IBN-ZIYAD
That man, that fearless leader was called Tariq Ibn-Ziyad.
That little name is a reminder of our glorious past and heroic man who rose to the heights of courage on wings of their faith and self-belief.
There was an aura of fear and skepticism amongst the Muslim flanks; upon knowing which, the General ordered his loyal men to burn all the ships that had carried them here and thus were only source of a safe journey back home.
amirsaleem.blogspot.com /2005/02/tariq-ibn-ziyad.html   (310 words)

  
 Gibraltar
Prior to the invasion of the Iberian Peninsular by Tariq, small incursions and recces were conducted by Tarif ibn Malik Nakli, who reported that Spain was ripe for the picking.
According to Tito Vallejo in his article in the Gibraltar Chronicle, when Tariq landed in Gibraltar in 711, the Rock was named Jabal Al Fath and the town Medinat Al Fath, which mean the Mountain of Victory and the City of Victory respectively.
The theory is that the Muslims, at the height of their religious fervour, would not dare to name the mountain after the name of a person but rather in honour of their religion.
www.didyouknow.cd /gibraltar.htm   (445 words)

  
 Spain under the Moors
In 711 a Berber Muslim army, under their leader Tariq ibn-Ziyad, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar from northern Africa into the Iberian peninsula.
With northern Spain consolidated, Ferdinand, in 1056, proclaimed himself emperor of Spain (from the Latin Hispania), and he initiated the period of reconquest from the Muslims.
www.sonhex.dk /under.htm   (500 words)

  
 Ramadan in History (Islaam.Com)
Musa ibn Husair, the Umayyad governor of North Africa, responded by sending his courageous general Tariq ibn Ziyad at the head of 12,000 Berber and Arab troops.
In 6 A.H., Zaid ibn Haritha was sent to Wadi al-Qura at the head of a detachment to confront Fatimah bint Rabiah, the queen of that area.
After burning his boats, Tariq preached to the Muslims warning them that victory and Paradise lay ahead of them and defeat and the sea lay to the rear.
www.islaam.com /Article.aspx?id=510   (1548 words)

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