Fatimid Caliphate
The Fatimid Caliphate (Arabic: الفاطميون‎, al-Fāṭimīyūn) was a Shia Islamic caliphate, which spanned a large area of North Africa, from the Red Sea in the east to the Atlantic Ocean...
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'Priceless' trove of 2,000 gold coins is found off the coast of Israel 
The largest treasure trove ever discovered off Israel's Mediterranean coast has been uncovered by scuba divers who won't get a penny.
Fatimid art: Fatimid Rock Crystal Ewers, Most Valuable Objects in Islamic Art
Centred around the mysteries of  rock crystal.” When I invited Professor Maki, a master of form and ...
Abbasid Caliphate
The Abbasid Caliphate (Arabic: الخلافة العباسية‎ al-Khilāfah al-‘Abbāsīyah), was the third of the Islamic caliphates to succeed the Islamic prophet Muhammad. The Abbasid dynasty descended fr...
Mahdia
Mahdia (Arabic: المهدية‎ al-Mahdiya), is a Tunisian coastal city with 79,545 inhabitants, south of Monastir and southeast of Sousse.Mahdia is a provincial centre north of Sfax. It is importa...
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Siege of Jerusalem (1099)
The Siege of Jerusalem took place from June 7 to July 15, 1099 during the First Crusade. The climax of the First Crusade, the successful siege saw the Crusaders seize the city from the Fatimid Calipha...
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Crusader invasions of Egypt
The Crusader invasion of Egypt (1154–1169) was a series of campaigns undertaken by the Kingdom of Jerusalem to strengthen its position in the Levant by taking advantage of the weakness of Fatimid Egyp...
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Fatimid art
Fatimid art refers to Islamic artifacts and architecture from the Fatimid Caliphate (909-1171), principally in Egypt and North Africa. The Fatimid Caliphate was initially established in the Mahgreb, ...
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Ayyubid dynasty
The Ayyubid dynasty (Kurdish: دووگەلی ئەییووبی Dûgela Eyûbîyan; Arabic: الأيوبيون‎ al-Ayyūbīyūn; Turkish: Eyyûbîler) was a Muslim dynasty of Kurdish origin, founded by Salad...
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Fatimid architecture
The Fatimid architecture that developed in the Fatimid Caliphate (909–1167 CE) of North Africa combined elements of eastern and western architecture, drawing on Abbasid architecture, Byzantine an...
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Al-Muktafi
Abû Ahmad ʿAlî ibn Ahmad al-Muʿtamid (Arabic: أبو أحمد علي بن أحمد المعتمد‎) (877/878 – 13 August 908), better known by his regnal name al-Muktafi bi-Allah (Arabic: المكتفي بالله‎,...
Transcendent theosophy
Transcendent theosophy or al-hikmat al-muta’li (حكمت متعالي), the doctrine and philosophy developed by Persian philosopher Mulla Sadra is one of two main disciplines of Islamic philosophy that is curr...
Arab–Byzantine wars
The Arab–Byzantine wars were a series of wars between the mostly Arab Muslims and the East Roman or Byzantine Empire between the 7th and 11th centuries AD. Started during the initial Muslim conquests ...
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Al-Mustansir Billah
Abū Tamīm Ma'add al-Mustanṣir bi-llāh (Arabic: المستنصر‎) (July 5, 1029 – January 10, 1094) was the eighth caliph of the Fatimid Caliphate from 1036 until 1094.He was the longest reigning M...
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Mashhad of Sayyida Ruqayya
The Mashhad of Sayyida Ruqayya also known as Mashhad al-Sayyidah Ruqayya, Sayyida Ruqayya Mashhad, and Ruqayya Mashhad, is a 12th-century religious shrine in the city of Cairo, Egypt. The structure wa...
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An-Nasir Yusuf
An-Nasir Yusuf (Arabic: الناصر يوسف ) (Royal Name: al-Malik al-Nasir Salah al-Din Yusuf (Arabic: الملك الناصر صلاح الدين يوسف )(1228–1260) was a Kurdish ruler, the Ayyubid ruler of most of Syria, inc...
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Al-Afdal ibn Salah ad-Din
Al-Afdal ibn Salah ad-Din (Arabic: الأفضل بن صلاح الدين‎, "most superior"; c. 1169 – 1225) popularly known as Al-Afdal (الأفضل) was one of seventeen sons of Saladin. He succeeded his...
Al-Zafir
Abu Muhammad az-Zafir bi-amr Allah Isma'il ibn al-Hafiz (Arabic: أبو محمد الظافر بأمر الله إسماعيل بن الحافظ‎, February 1133 – March 1154), was a Fatimid caliph from 1149 to 1154, in Cairo.<...
Al-Amir bi-Ahkami'l-Lah
Manṣūr al-Āmir bi'Aḥkāmi’l-Lāh (31 December 1096 – 1130 (3rd Zulqada 524 AH, Tuesday) (Arabic: منصور الآمر بأحكام الله ‎) was the tenth Fatimid Caliph (1101–1130), and recognised as t...
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Great Mosque of Mahdiya
The Great Mosque of Mahdiya (Arabic: الجامع الكبير في المهدية‎) is a mosque that was built in the tenth century in Mahdia, Tunisia.Located on the southern side of the peninsula on which the ...
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Kutama
The Kutama (Berber: Iktamen) were a major Berber people in northern Algeria. The tribe was known as Ukutamanorum under the Romans, and subsequently identified as the Ucutamani under the Byzantines..Th...
Mufarrij ibn Daghfal ibn al-Jarrah
Mufarrij ibn Daghfal ibn al-Jarrah al-Tayyi (fl. ca. 977–1013), in some sources erroneously called Daghfal ibn Mufarrij, was an emir of the Jarrahid family and leader of the Tayy tribe. Mufarrij...
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Al-Muqtadir
Abu 'l-Fadl Ja'far ibn Ahmad al-Mu'tadid (Arabic: أبو الفضل جعفر بن أحمد المعتضد‎) (895 – 31 October 932 CE), better known by his regnal name al-Muqtadir bi-Allah (Arabic: المقتدر بالله&...
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