Bologhine Ibn Ziri

Bologhine Ibn Ziri

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bologhine ibn Ziri (died 984) was the first ruler of the Zirids in Ifriqiya (972-984). Bologhine was already given responsibility under the governorship of his father Ziri ibn Manad, during which time he founded the cities of Algiers, Miliana and M d a. After Ziri's death in battle against renegade Berbers, Bologhine became governor of Algeria and defeated the Zanata tribe. The prisoners were resettled in great numbers in the settlement of Ashir. When the Fatimids transferred their base from Mahdia to Egypt, Bologhine ibn Ziri was appointed viceroy of Ifriqiya, with the capital at Kairouan. The Fatimids had taken the treasury and fleet with them to Egypt, so the first priority of the Zirid government was to consolidate their rule. However the loss of the fleet meant loss of control over the Kalbids in Sicily. Bologhine advanced towards the Atlantic during a campaign in Morocco, where he also fought against the Bargawata.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Fer Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136624826
  • 9786136624822