A new article of mine published by Fundación El Legado Andalusí, this time in the name of my son Nur. The article is about an eleventh-century taifa king in al-Andalus: Abdulla ibn Buluggin the last Zirid king of Granada, dethroned and exiled by the Almoravids in 1090.
To our great luck, the man wrote his autobiography (Kitab al-Tibyan), and it was discovered centuries later by Levi-Provencal in Morocco. This is, simply, the 11th century in ‘primera persona’, an interesting century marked by political turmoil and by the rise of such figures as al-Moatamid Ibn Abbad, El Cid, Alfonso VI, Ibn Hazm, Ibn Zaydun, Yusuf ibn Tashufin and others. Here is the article (in Spanish):