The beginning of the reconquest.
Muslims preferred the Mediterranean landscape
Tajo and Ebro valleys:
Happened under the Muslims taifa states.
Muslims rulers pad pairas (taxes)
Castile and Leon advances in the Tajo river
Crown of Aragon advanced into Ebro river
13th century advances (end of reconquest)
Christian kingdoms united their forces and won the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa
Portugal conquered the Algarve
Castile conquered Andalusia and Murcia
The Crown of Aragón conquered Valencia and Balearic Islands.