Borrell II

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Count Of Barcelona - List of Counts of Barcelona - House of Sunifred, 878-1162
878-897 son of Sunifred I, managed to establish hereditary succession Wilfred II Borrel I (Guifré II Borrell) 897-911 son of Wilfred the Hairy Sunyer 911-947 son of Wilfred the Hairy, retired to a monastery ... Miro 947-966 son of Sunyer, jointly with Borrell II Ramon Borrell 988-1018 son of Borrell II, jointly with his father (988-992) Berenguer Ramon I el Corbat (the Crooked) 1018-1035 son of Ramon Borrell ... I el Vell (the Old) 1035-1076 son of Berenguer Ramon I Ramon Berenguer II el Cap d'Estopes (the Towhead) 1076-1082 son of Ramon Berenguer I, jointly with his ...
Borrell II, Count Of Barcelona - Career
... Borrell's military career seems to have been undistinguished—he is recorded fighting only two battles and seems to have lost both, and it was under his rule that Barcelona was sacked in 985 by the Muslim leader ... Before the attacks of the 980s, and discounting a single raid by the Caliph al-Hakam II soon after his succession in 961, he maintained cordial relations with the ... Borrell was also a patron of learning and culture ...
Pope Sylvester II - Life
... In 967, Borrell II of Barcelona (947–992), visited the monastery, and the abbot asked the Count to take Gerbert with him so that the lad could study mathematics in Spain and acquire there some knowledge of Arabic ... Borrell II of Barcelona was facing major defeat from the Andalusian powers so he sent a delegation to Córdoba to request a truce ... Bishop Atto was part of the delegation that met with Al-Hakam II of Cordoba, who received him with honor ...