852), and those about the conquest of Egypt and the West by Ibn `Abd al-Hakam (d.
Hakam, of another branch of the Omayyads, who had been Othman's right-hand man.
The reign of al-Hakam the Second (96197 6) inaugurated in Andalusia those scientific and philosophical studies which were simultaneously prosecuted by the Society of Basra.
The usurping successor of Hakam found it a politic step to request the most notable doctors of the sacred law to examine the royal library; and every book treating of philosophy, astronomy and other forbidden topics was condemned to the flames.
Or his narc Y~ grandson Hakam I.
The massacre which Hakam I.
Hakam, a winebibber much suspected of heterodoxy, had to expel thousands from his capital.