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Badr al-Dawla
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, Sulaimān b. ʿAbd al-Ḏj̲abbār the Urtuḳid governed the town of Ḥalab for his uncle Ilg̲h̲āzī and remained master of it after the latter’s death in 516 (1122) but had to retire soon after, when in the following year he ceded Ḥisn al-At̲h̲ārib to the Crusaders and his valiant nephew Balak b. Bahrām advanced against Ḥaleb in consequence. When in course of time Zangī became lord of Ḥaleb his governor Ḳutlug̲h̲ Abā made himself so hated by the inhabitants that they again called on Sulaimān in 522 (1126)…

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“Badr al-Dawla”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 19 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_1119>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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