The Jewish Golden Age
Samuel haNagîd and Ibn Gabirol
You can watch this lecture HERE
Below a map of the balance of power shortly after the Islamic conquest of the Iberian Peninsula.
The 'Emirate' of Cordoba at the beginning of Abd Al-Rahman III's reign:
The 'Caliphate' of Cordoba during the later part of Abd Al-Rahman III's reign:
The 'Caliphate' of Cordoba during the reign of Al-Mansur:
The 'Caliphate' of Cordoba falls apart into smaller 'Taifas':
Here below is a short video with an overview of the shift of territories within the Iberian Peninsula from the beginning of the Islamic conquest (ca. 700) until the end of the "Reconquista" (1492).