Renegados


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Renegados

 

in medieval Muslim Spain, Christians who converted to Islam; Christian sources usually regarded them as apostates, or renegades. Arab sources called them muwallads. In the Emirate of Cóordoba (756–929) the renegados were completely arabized. They made an important contribution to the development of Arab-Muslim culture in Spain.

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