The expedition of reached the Bosporus , opposite Constantinople, and peace was concluded on terms favourable to the Muslims. Thereafter until the Barmakids largely controlled the empire, but the caliph was not wholly dependent on them, since certain offices of state were held by other men. The reign was one of much internal trouble. At various times there were revolts for local reasons in Egypt, Syria, Yemen, and several eastern provinces, but the central government was strong enough to quell these and restore order. Though the revolts fill the pages of the historians, much of the empire was peaceful most of the time.
Harun al-Rashid was the fifth Abbasid Caliph. His birth date is debated, with various sources . The position of Persians in the Abbasid caliphal court reached its peak during al-Rashid's reign. The Barmakids were a Persian family (from Balkh). Hārūn al-Rashīd was the son of al-Mahdī, the third ʿAbbāsid caliph (ruled . reached in the reign of Hārūn al-Rashīd (–), when Iraq was very much.
Post a Comment. Sunday, February 18, Who was Harun al-Rashid? Ruled as the 5th Abbasid Caliph r. During his teenage years, he officially led 2 campaigns against the Byzantines that brought them to the coast of the Bospurus, even though most of this military success came from the skills and brilliance of his generals.
Rashad Hold sway - Anonymous [Produced by way of Curtis Tull]
The Imam A. After the murder of his father, he was not safe from the moves of some of those who flattered the rulers and followed their course and pretended to show their loyalty by instigating enmity against the regime's opponents, encouraging their elimination, thinking that that would increase the rulers' liking for them and nearness to them, that it would strengthen their position and grant them unique distinctions and raise them to the highest pinnacles. Attempts to Eliminate the Imam Ja'fer ibn Yahya says: