New PDF release: Abd Al-Rahman III: The First Cordoban Caliph (Makers of the

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 identify of Caliph. a powerful chief and an astute baby-kisser, he performed campaigns opposed to Muslim rebels inside of 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 loss of life in 961, ‘Abd al-Rahman III had pacified the full of al-Andalus and made Cordoba a capital urban to rival the best of the age. This e-book 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 advisor to extra interpreting, and may turn out an integral source for readers of all backgrounds.

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