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the domain controlled by an emir

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the office of an emir

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The new edition's final installment for 2018 includes articles on Arabic polymath 'Abd al-latif al Baghdadi (227-629/1162-1231), the Ottoman Army (1111-1341/1700-1923), eminent Maronite Lebanese al-Bustani family with roots in the northern part of Mount Lebanon, the halay genre of chain dance performed in eastern and southeastern Anatolia and surrounding countries, the third/ninth-century high ranking Persian functionary and author in the 'Abbasid administration Ibn Khurdadhbih, and the ancient Hausa-speaking amirate Kano that is now one of the 36 states of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
During most of the Mamluk period, Mecca was the seat of two polities simultaneously: the indigenous Sharifate of Mecca and the Mamluk-appointed Amirate. The Meccan sharifs claimed descent from the Prophet Muhammad through his grandson al-Hasan ibn 'Ali ibn Abi Talib.
In June 1916, Husayn revolted against the Ottoman government after it refused to guarantee him a hereditary, autonomous amirate (territory under the jurisdiction of an Islamic prince) in Hijaz.
This Rustamid state held loose and shifting control over the cradle-shaped tribal hinterland of the [[blank].sup.c]Abbasid province of Ifriqiya and its successor, the Aghlabid amirate. As Elizabeth Savage shows here, the Rustamid and Aghlabid states lived in a largely symbiotic relat ionship, despite doctrinal and other differences, until the demise of both at the hands of the Fatimids in 296/909.
Here we find three chapters (by Winter, Philipp, and Crecelius) which all take for granted the validity of the long popular Holt-Ayalon thesis that a "neo-Mamluk" system re-emerged under the beylicate as "in many respects a continuation (or revival) of the high amirate of the Mamluk sultanate" (p.
The pattern of maxillofacial fractures in Sharjah, united arab amirates: A review of 230 cases.
This event will take place at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Amirates.
Excavations of the British team at Julfar, Ra's al-Khaimah, United Arab Amirates: Interim Report on the first season (1989).
Islamic Maghreb Spokesman Says There Are Islamic Amirates in
Indeed, only the arrival of the first crusade in the late eleventh century brought the collapse of thriving Shi'a amirates centred upon Tyre and Tripoli, and the withdrawal of these communities into the rural hinterlands.