The Origins of the Islamic State, Being a Translation from the Arabic, Accompanied with Annotations, Geographic and Historic Notes of the Kitab Fituh Al-Buldan of Al-Imam Abu-L Abbas Ahmad Ibn-Jabir Al-Baladhuri Volume 163, V. 1

The Origins of the Islamic State, Being a Translation from the Arabic, Accompanied with Annotations, Geographic and Historic Notes of the Kitab Fituh Al-Buldan of Al-Imam Abu-L Abbas Ahmad Ibn-Jabir Al-Baladhuri Volume 163, V. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...ibn-'Abd-al-Malik returned them to their home. In the caliphate of ar-Rashid, an invasion was led against them by Humaid ibn-Ma'yuf al-Hamdani because of a rebellion they had started; and many were carried ofi as prisoners. Later they behaved properly towards the Moslems; and, by ar-Rashid's orders, their prisoners were returned. The tax increased. Muhammad ibn-Sa'd from alWakidi: --The termsIgetween Mu'awiyah and the Cyprians were kept in force until the time of 'Abd-al-Malik ibnMarwan who added 1,000 dinars to their tax. That was the case until the caliphate of 'Umar ibn-'Abd-al-'Aziz who cancelled the addition. When Hisham ibn-'Abd-al-Malik, however, came to power, he restored it; and it was kept until the caliphate of abu-Ja'far al-Mansur, who expressed himself as follows: " We shall, above everyone else, do justice to them, and not enrich ourselves by oppressing them." Accordingly, he restored the terms made by Mu'awiyah. 'Abd-al-Malik wants to annul the treaty. The following was communicated to me by certain Syrian scholars and abu-'Ubaid al-Kasim ibn-Sallam: --During the governorship of 'Abd-al-Malik ibn-Salih ibn-'Ali ibn-'Abdallah ibn-'Abbas over the frontier cities Ar. thughfir, the Cyprians started a rebellion; and he, therefore, desired to break the covenant made with them. The canonists were numerous, among whom were the following whose opinions he sought: alLaith ibn-Sa'd, Malik ibn-Anas, Sufyan ibn-'Uyainah, Musa ibn-A'yan, Isma'il ibn-'Aiyash, Yahya ibn-Iflamzah, abu-Ishak al-Fazari, and Makhlad ibn-al-IfIusain. They all answered him. 155 The opinion of al-Laith. The following...show more

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