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Inäl with his Turkmens revolted in Mesopotamia and Iran, while a coalition of
Arab and Büyid forces, financed and controlled by the Fātimids and led by
Basāsiri, entered Baghdad (1058). The 'Abbāsid caliph was imprisoned, and
prayers were ...
'Umar Tal (African leader): see Hajj, 'Umar, al-. Umatilla (North American Indians
): see Sahaptin. Umayyad Mosque, built in Damascus (c. 710) by Caliph al-Walid.
- Muslim prosperity under al-Walid 3:629b Umayyads, or oMAYYADs, first great ...
In September, 869, 'Ali ibn Muhammad, a Persian claiming descent from 'Ali, the
fourth caliph, and Fátimah, Muhammad's daughter, gained the support of several
slave-work crews—which could number from 500 to 5,000 men—by pointing ...
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