Belongs to Spanish Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean sea, seems small, I assure you that you will need time to know it completely, here’s a video to see the range of possibilities offered by this beautiful island.
Ibiza is not only party island and beaches, it is also a green island in the Mediterranean, with many mountains among which magnificent small villages that dot the landscape.
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Traces have been found proving that the island was inhabited during the Bronze Age. The first people who inhabited the island were of Iberian origin.
During the previous millennium BC arrived on the island the Phoenicians and later called it griegosquienes next to Formentera “Pitiusas Islands” -place of Pinos in Greek
The foundation of Ibiza
Ibiza was founded by the Carthaginians. In 654 the Carthaginians founded the city of Ibosim, a strategic and commercial strength and an excellent natural harbor for their ships, and began the exploitation of the salt.
Culture Punic Necropolis of Puig des Molins and the Temple of Tanit preserved.
After the fall of Carthage in 146 B.C. and up to 70 A.D., Ibiza became central pirates, why decided to occupy Rome and in 70 was incorporated into Spain under the name Abusus.
In the 426 Ebusus was devastated by the Vandals of Genseric who incorporated it into his North African empire. In 554 he passed to Byzantine hands. From 902 to 1229 Ibiza was under Muslim rule under the name of Yebisah. At the beginning of this domain the island depended on the emirate of Cordoba and later the Taifa kingdom of Denia, until in 1080 the Moorish kingdom of Baleares declared independence.
The island reach its economic heyday in the eleventh and twelfth centuries.
In 1114 it was occupied by the troops of the Republic of Pisa and the Catalan Count Ramon Barenguer III, with little success but with a large booty, because they had to flee after asking Muslims helps almorávides.
In 1235 Gillerm de Montgri, with the approval of King James I of Aragon the Conqueror, he took the island to the Crown of Aragon and expelled or enslaved the Muslim population, repopulating the island with people Ampurdán, Barcelona and Tarragona.
King James II of Mallorca Ibiza granted a municipal government that lasted until Decrees 1454 balloting.
The arrival of decay
During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries Ibiza was creating a mercantile and aristocratic class and one in the field that was gradually impoverishing due to pests and drought.
In addition to its beaches and coves, Ibiza has other places worth visiting as its gastronomy, its landscapes, its people, Hippies markets, celebrations, full of bars, restaurants, shops, old town, good nightlife, discos with best Dj in the world and its many Beach club with a lot of glamor.