Hammadid

Hammadid dynasty

1014–1152
The Hammadid dynasty (green), c. 1100.
The Hammadid dynasty (green), c. 1100.
CapitalBeni Hammad (until 1090)
Béjaïa (after 1090)
Common languagesBerber, Classical Arabic, Mozarabic
Religion
Sunni Islam (Maliki)
GovernmentMonarchy
Sultan 
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History 
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CurrencyDinar
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The Hammadids were a Berber group. It was in what is now north-eastern modern Algeria. It existed from about 1008 to 1152. They were destroyed by the Almohads.

The capital was first Qalaat Beni Hammad. It is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In 1090 the capital was changed to Béjaïa.

Rulers

  • Hammad ibn Buluggin, 1014–1028
  • al-Qaid ibn Hammad, 1028–1045
  • Muhsin ibn Qaid, 1045–1046
  • Buluggin ibn Muhammad ibn Hammad, 1046–1062
  • an-Nasir ibn Alnas ibn Hammad, 1062–1088
  • al-Mansur ibn Nasir, 1088–1104
  • Badis ibn Mansur, 1104
  • Abd al-Aziz ibn Mansur, 1104–1121
  • Yahya ibn Abd al-Aziz, 1121–1152