Alfonso VI


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Alfonso VI

(Spanish alˈfonso)
n
(Biography) died 1109, king of Léon (1065–1109) and of Castile (1072–1109). He appointed his vassal, the Spanish hero El Cid, ruler of Valencia
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(63) Written during the second decade of the twelfth century by a Leonese cleric whose identity is still debated, (64) its stated purpose was to narrate the life of King Alfonso VI of Castile-Leon (r.
She was a refugee Muslim, who fled to King Alfonso VI's court -- the Spanish King of Leon, Castile and Galicia, during the attack on the Abbasid kingdom by the Almoravids.
When her hometown of Seville was attacked by the Berbers or Amazighs, Zaida fled in order to save her life and ended up in Christian court of Alfonso VI of Castille.
Pero, si volvemos a la enunciacion de la formula inicial, procede tener en cuenta mas variables del problema: ?adquirio la guerra contra los sarracenos un caracter que antes no tuviera, a partir de los reinados de Alfonso VI y Alfonso VII?
In some cases, like that of King Sancho IV of Castille (1284-1295), forbidden sexual relationships were used to explain the loss of Christian armies in battle; in the case of Alfonso VI's relationship with the Muslim princess Zaida which resulted in her conversion, this was made to signal Christians triumphalism over the domination of Islam.