A chronicle fragment
(300 words)



A chronicle fragment

A chronicle fragment

Date: 10th or 11th century

Original Language: Arabic

Description

The fragmentary 14th-century copy of this chronicle, a mere 18 folios long, relates the first 18 years (912-929) of the reign of the Spanish Umayyad Caliph ʿAbd al-Raḥmān III (912-61), the period during which the muwallad (convert from Christianity) ʿUmar ibn Ḥafṣūn and his sons led an uprising. The rebels took possession of the fortress in Bobastro…

Cite this page
Monferrer Sala, Juan Pedro, “ A chronicle fragment”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-8054_cmri_COM_23427>
First published online: 2010



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