Princely Authority in the Early Marwānid State : : The Life of ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz ibn Marwān / / Joshua Mabra.

'Abd al-'Azīz b. Marwān (d. 86/705) reigned as the amīr of Egypt and walī al-'ahd (heir apparent) to the Islamic caliphate for over 20 years. This book intends to revive this largely forgotten amīr and demonstrate the critical role he played in the formation of the Marwānid dynasty. T...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Gorgias Press Complete eBook-Package 2017
Place / Publishing House:Piscataway, NJ : : Gorgias Press, , [2017]
Year of Publication:2017
Series:Islamic History and Thought
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Physical Description:1 online resource (230 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Tables and Images
  • Abbreviations
  • Chapter 1. Introduction: Egypt and the Early Umayyads
  • Chapter 2. The Coalition of Kalb and Umayya
  • Chapter 3. Al-Ḥasham: Building a Provincial Power Base in the Nile Valley
  • Chapter 4. The Poetic Battle for Succession
  • Chapter 5. The Independent Polity of ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz ibn Marwān
  • Chapter 6. Into the Egyptian Holy Land: The Amīr, the Patriarch and the City of Ḥulwān
  • Chapter 7. Conclusion: The Legacy of ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz ibn Marwān
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index