Read online or download a free book: An Universal History (Volume 2, V. 2): From The Earliest Accounts To The Present Time
Publisher: General Books LLC (13 Jan. 2012)
By: George Sale (Author)
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1780. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... and diversions of various kinds. His principal counsellors or visirs were Al Fadl Ebn Al Rabi, Ismael Ebn Sabih, and others: his judges, Ismael Ebn Hamad Ebn Abu Ha-, nisa, Abu'l Bahra Ebn Waheb, and Mohammed Ebn Sama'a: the captain ol his guards Ali Ebn Isa Ebn Mahan: and his chamberlain Al Abbas Al Fadhl Ebn Al Rabi. The inscription on his seal was, 'Mohammed trusteth in God.' Irj his days, according to Eutychius, the emperor Nicephorus departed this lise: and in the third year of his khalisat, if may credit the same author, Thomas, furnamed Tamrik, was advanced to the patriarchate os Jerusalem, in which high station he remained about ten years. In short, as this khalif, whofe body was buried at Baghdad, most shamefully neglected all asfairs of government, no very memorable event or celebrated action occurred during the whole course of his reign b. From the Accession of Al Mamun, brother to Al Amlu, to the Affajjination of Al Motowakkel. *TpHE same day that Al Amin was assassinated, the Be issue. * people of Baghdad proclaimed his brother Al Mamun 'ff^ff fy the second time khalif. His mother was Maraiel Al Ba- ^MamZt. dagheisia. At the time of Al Amin's death, Thaher Ebn Hosein occupied the eastern, and Harthema Ebn Aasan, the western part of Baghdad. Hamid Abd'al Hawid Al Tusi was posted also with a body of troops at a place about four parassangs from that city. Soon aster his accession, the new khalif removed Thaher Ebn Hofein, whom he appointed to preside over Syria and Mesopo- . tamia, from/the government of Irak, and substituted Al Hofein Ebn Sahal in his room. He likewise deprived Ayad Ebn Mohammed of the lieutenancy of Egypt, and sent Al Motalleb Ebn Abd'allah Al Jera'i to succeed him in that post: but this governor being soon depofed, Al Abbas Ebn Mufa...
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