1040 – Born in Beja, near Seville, Spain. 1059 – Al’Mu’tamid and Ibn’Ammar often sallied forth in disguise to the river banks to amuse themselves. On such an outing, he eventually met his future wife. Whilestrolling along the river’s bank where some young women were washing linen, Al’Mu’tamid improvised a half-verse, challenging Ibn ‘Ammar to ..
1813 – Born on 1813 in Egypt, son of Tousson Pasha. 1816 – He was raised under the watchful eye of his grandfather and reared in the desert where he obtained a thorough foundation in Arabian lore and became entranced with the Bedouin horses his father had obtained from Abdullah ibn-Saud, as well as those ..
1874 – Born on July 14, 1874 in Alexandria, Egypt. 1899 – He learned to understand the importance of British counsels. 1900 – He paid a second visit to England, during which he frankly acknowledged the great good the British had done in Egypt, and declare himself ready to follow their advice and to cooperate ..
1571 – Born on January 27, 1571 in Herat, Afghanistan. He was the third son of Shah Mohammad Shah. 1581 – He was proclaimed ruler of Khorasan, in the midst of anarchy. 1588 – In October 1588 he obtained possession of the Persian throne, by revolting against his father, Mohammad, and imprisoning him. He accomplished ..
1013 – Born in Seville, Spain under the Abbadids Dynasty. 1023-1042 – He was the founder and eponym of the Abbadid dynasty; he was the first independent Muslim ruler of Seville in Spain, was noted for his wise rule and literary attributes. He was an administrator notable for declaring Seville independent of the Spanish province ..
1014 – Born in Seville, Spain 1042-1068 – Became one of the most remarkable figures in Spanish Muslim history. He had a striking resemblance to the Italian princes of the later Middle Ages and the early Renaissance, of the stamp of Filippo Maria Visconti. Abbad wrote poetry and loved literature; he also appears as a ..