Ibn al-Qutiyya

Ibn al-Qutiyya . He was an important Muslim historian. He wrote the Ta’rīj iftitāh al-Andalus (History of the Conquest of al-Ándalus). Biographical synthesis He was born in Córdoba , in the year 977 . He was a member …

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Medina (Saudi Arabia)

Medina (in Arabic : المدينة) is one of the major religious cities in Saudi Arabia , where is located the Mosque of the Prophet , his sanctuary and the tombs of many Islamic personalities. Like Mecca, non-Muslims are prohibited from entering …

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Caliph

Caliph (Arabic: خليفة Halifah / Khalifah) is the head of state in a caliphate, and the title of prince of the Islamic community, an Islamic community governed by Sharia . The word derives from Arabic . In …

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Abd al-Rahman IV

Abd al-Rahman IV. (? -Guadix, 1018 ) Caliph of Córdoba. It was a mere instrument of the lords of Almería and Zaragoza , who assassinated him shortly after his proclamation. Summary [ hide ] 1 Biographical synthesis 1 Life 2 Attack on the …

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Al-Muqtadir of Zaragoza

Abu Yafar Áhmad ibn Sulaymán al-Muqtadir Billah , known by the short name of Al-Muqtadir of Zaragoza or Al-Muqtadir . He was the King of the Taifa of Saraqusta between the years 1046 and 1081 / 2 , as a member of the dynasty of …

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Abbasid Caliphate

Abbasid Caliphate . The Abbasid caliphate (also called the Abbasid caliphate), was the second dynasty of Sunni caliphs ( 750 – 1258 ) that succeeded the Umayyads. It is also known as the Baghdad caliphate , as the Abbasid caliphate was founded in Kufa in 750 and changed its capital …

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