- He was succeeded by his son, who at his accession took the title of al-Qaim bi-amri'llah (" he who maintains the cause of God").
In the first year of the Caliphate of al-Moqtadi bi amri'llah (" he who follows the orders of God"), a grandson of Qaim, the power of the Seljuk empire reached its zenith.
His successor Al-Moqtafi Zi-amri'llah (" he who follows the orders of God"), son of Mostazhir, had better success.
Al-Zahir bi-amri'llah (" the victorious through the orders of God") died within a year after his father's death, in Rajab 623 (July 1226).
Then another descendant of the Abbasids, who also had found an asylum in Egypt, was proclaimed caliph at Cairo under the name of al-Hakim bi amri'llah (" he who decides according to the orders of God").