Download PDF by Maribel Fierro: Abd Al-Rahman III: The First Cordoban Caliph (Makers of the

By Maribel Fierro

‘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 robust 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 demise in 961, ‘Abd al-Rahman III had pacified the complete of al-Andalus and made Cordoba a capital urban to rival the best of the age. This ebook is the 1st biography of this interesting and highly influential determine to be released in English. available but authoritative, it additionally function a complete advisor to additional analyzing, and may end up an essential source for readers of all backgrounds.

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