Read e-book online Abd Al-Rahman III: The First Cordoban Caliph (Makers of the PDF

By Maribel Fierro

ISBN-10: 1851683844

ISBN-13: 9781851683840

ISBN-10: 185168509X

ISBN-13: 9781851685097

‘Abd al-Rahman III (891-961) used to be the best of the Umayyad rulers of al-Andalus (Islamic Spain and Portugal) and the 1st of them to take the name of Caliph. a powerful chief and an astute flesh presser, he carried out campaigns opposed to Muslim rebels inside his personal realm, fought the Christian Kings within the north of the Iberian Peninsula, faced the Fatimids in North Africa and based the palatine city of Madinat al-Zahra. by the point of his demise in 961, ‘Abd al-Rahman III had pacified the entire of al-Andalus and made Cordoba a capital urban to rival the best of the age. This publication is the 1st biography of this attention-grabbing and highly influential determine to be released in English. obtainable but authoritative, it additionally function a accomplished consultant to additional interpreting, and may end up an quintessential source for readers of all backgrounds.

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