This article examines the Christian Fedaiyyun movement of Andalusia during the Umayyad rule in the ninth century. Christian Andalusian priests created the movement to curb the spread of Islam and Arabization. The article also examines the measures of Andalusian Umayyad Sultan Abdurrahman II toward the Christian Fedaiyyun movement and presents that dozens of members of the movement were executed on the grounds that they insulted Islam and prophet Muhammad.
Keywords: Spain, Andalusia, Umayyad, Abdurrahman II, Christianity, Reconquesta
DOI Number: 10.9737/hist.2017.504