Barmecides sentence example

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  • Barmak, the head of that celebrated family the Barmecides, which played so important a part in the reign of Harun al-Rashid.
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  • Khalid, to whose care he had been entrusted, suffered him to escape, and that this was the real cause of Harun's anger against the Barmecides (q.v.).
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  • It was in the beginning of the following year, at the very moment when the Barmecides thought their position most secure, that Harun brought sudden ruin upon them.
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  • The following day, his father Yahya, his brother Facll, and all the other Barmecides were arrested and imprisoned; all their property was confiscated.
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  • As long as the Barmecides were in office, he acted only on their direction.
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  • The office of vizier, which spread from the Arabs to the Persians, Turks, Mongols, and other Oriental peoples, arose under the first Abbasid caliphs (see Mahommedan Institutions, and Caliphate, C § I) and took shape during its tenure by the Barmecides.
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  • The causes of their disgrace have been differently stated by the annalists (see BARMEcIDES).
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