Al-Nasir Muhammad Salah Al-Din

Al-Nasir Muhammad Salah Al-Din

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Al-Nasir Muhammad Salah al-Din or al-Nasir li Din Allah Muhammad Salah al-Din ibn Ali al-Mahdi (b. September 4, 1338 - d. November 2, 1391) was an imam of Yemen who ruled during the period 1372-1391. He was a Zaydi imam and a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad.Al-Nasir Muhammad Salah al-Din was a son of Ali al-Mahdi ibn Muhammad, who was an imam of Yemen who ruled during the period 1349-1372. In the first half of 14th century, several imams had disputed the succession. About the middle of the century, his father Ali al-Mahdi ibn Muhammad attained considerable influence, which was however reduced before his death in Dhamar in 1372. Al-Nasir Muhammad Salah al-Din became the sole Zaydi imam of Yemen. However, the important city San'a was in the hands of a Zaidi family that ruled as emirs. In the year after his accession, al-Nasir Muhammad Salah al-Din attempted to seize San'a, but was unable to penetrate the strong defences. Instead, he resorted to strategy.show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136702258
  • 9786136702254