Siege of Burriana
Siege of Burriana ©Giuseppe Rava
1233 Jan 1

Siege of Burriana

Burriana, Province of Castelló

The Siege of Burriana was one of the battles that occurred during the Conquest of Valencia by James I of Aragon. Burriana was an important Muslim city, being the capital of La Plana, Valencia. It was known as the "Green City". The city was besieged for two months, finally falling to the forces of James I in July 1233.