Walid sentence example

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  • Abu Mikhnaf left a great number of monographs on the chief events from the death of the Prophet to the caliphate of Walid II.
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  • 1 The other writings of Rabbi Jonah, so far as extant, have appeared in an edition of the Arabic original accompanied by a French translation (Opuscules et traites d'Abou'l Walid, ed.
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  • Munk, Notice sur Abou'l Walid (Paris, 1851); W.
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  • Walid b.
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  • Kasim invaded and conquered the Hindus of Sind in the name of Walid I., caliph of Damascus, of the Omayyad line.
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  • Walid, and Hasan b.
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  • In that sent to Walid b.
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  • Without difficulty, Yazid made himself master of Damascus, and immediately sent his cousin Abdalaziz with 2000 men against Walid, who had not more than 200 fighting men about him.
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  • Walid with his sons and followers.
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  • Walid's small body of soldiers was soon overpowered.
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  • Abu Mahommed was taken prisoner and shut up with several of his brethren and cousins in the Khadra, the old palace of Moawiya, together with the two sons of Walid II.
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  • He cancelled, however, the increase of the pay granted by Walid and thus earned the nickname of the Nagis (diminisher).
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  • In 732 Hisham had entrusted to him the government of Armenia and Azerbaijan, which he held with great success till the death of Walid II.
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  • He had great military capacity and introduced important reforms. On the murder of Walid he prepared to dispute the supreme power with the new caliph, and invaded Mesopotamia.
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  • His brother Abdalaziz, governor of Egypt, whom Merwan had marked out as his successor, died in the year 703 or 704, and Abdalmalik chose as heirs to the empire first his son Walid, and after him his second son Suleiman.
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  • Reign of Walid I.
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  • Meanwhile in Spain, after the death of the Gothic king Witiza in the year 90 (708-709), anarchy arose, which was terminated by the council of noblemen at Toledo electing Roderic, the powerful duke of Baetica, to be his successor in the fifth year of Walid.
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  • Musa then continued the subjugation of Spain, till Walid recalled him to Damascus.
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  • Abdalaziz consolidated his power by marrying the widow of the late king Roderic. Musa left Spain about August 714, and reached Damascus shortly before the death of Walid.
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  • Walid was the first caliph, born and trained as prince, who felt the majesty of the imamate and wished it to be felt by his subjects.
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  • Walid annexed this part, indemnifying the Christians elsewhere, and restored the whole building sumptuously and magnificently.
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  • Walid also caused the mosque of Medina to be enlarged.
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  • Walid immediately on his accession appointed as governor of Hejaz his cousin Omar b.
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  • He enjoyed the entire confidence of Abdalmalik with Walid, but Suleiman, the appointed successor, regarded him with disfavour.
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  • Hajjaj foreboded evil, and prayed eagerly that he might die before Walid.
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  • Walid wished to have his son Abdalaziz chosen as his successor, and had offered Suleiman a large sum of money to induce him to surrender his rights.
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  • Walid went still further and sent letters to the governors of all the provinces, calling on them to take the oath of allegiance to his son.
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  • Walid had, in the last years of his reign, made preparations for a great expedition against Constantinople.
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  • He seems not to have had the firmness of character nor the frugality of Walid; but he was very severe against the looseness of manners that reigned at Medina, and was highly religious.
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  • Haywa, renowned for his piety, whose influence began under Abdalmalik and increased under Walid, was his constant adviser and even determined him to designate as his successor his devout cousin Omar b.
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  • who afterwards reigned as Walid II., was niece to the celebrated Hajjaj, whose family had been ill-treated by the son of Mohallab, when he was governor of Irak under Suleiman.
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  • As his successor he had appointed in the first place his brother Hisham, and after him his own son Walid.
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  • His son Yahya, still a youth, fled to Balkh in Khorasan, but was discovered at last and hunted down, till he fell sword in hand under Walid II.
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  • During the troubles that began in the reign of Walid II., the Greeks reconquered Marash (Germanicia), Malatia '(Malatiyeh) and Erzerum (Theodosiopolis) .
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  • The history of his four successors, Walid II., Yazid III., Ibrahim and Merwan II., is but the history of the fall of the Omayyads.
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  • Reign of Walid II.
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  • - Walid II.
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  • Walid therefore retired to the country, and passed his time there in hunting, cultivating poetry, music and the like, waiting with impatience for the death of Hisham and planning vengeance on all those whom he suspected of having opposed him.
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  • Sayyar to collect a rich present of horses, falcons, musical instruments, golden and silver vessels and to offer it to the caliph in person, but before the present was ready the news came that Walid had been murdered.
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  • It is not certain that Walid also suspected Khalid al-Qasri of having intrigued against him.
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  • It is said that he guaranteed Walid a large sum of money, which he hoped to extort from Khalid.
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  • Walid designated his two sons as heirs to the Caliphate.
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  • Moreover, it was an affront, in particular, for the sons of Walid I., who already had considered the nomination of Yazid II.
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  • Walid I., and joined by the majority of the Merwanid princes and many Kalbites and other Yemenites who regarded the ill-treatment of Khalid al-Qasri as an insult to themselves.
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  • Various stories were circulated about the looseness of Walid's manner of life; Yazid accused him of irreligion, and, by representing himself as a devout and God-fearing man, won over the pious Moslems. The conspirators met with slight opposition.
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  • Merwan made many prisoners, whom he treated with the greatest mildness, granting them freedom on condition that they should take the oath of allegiance to the sons of Walid II.
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  • When Merwan entered Damascus this man testified that the sons of Walid II., who had just become adult, had named Merwan successor to the Caliphate, and was the first to greet him as Prince of the Believers.
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  • Their leading tribe, the Shaiban, possessed the lands on the Tigris in the province of Mosul, and here, after the murder of Walid II., their chief proclaimed himself caliph.
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  • When the news of the murder of Walid II.
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  • About 630 it was captured by the Moslem leader, Khalid ibn Walid, who is buried there.
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  • Lebanon, under Khalid ibn Walid in the 9th century, as the beginning of Druse distinctiveness and power; but it also accepts Turkoman and Kurdish elements in the original Druse state.
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  • In 635 Damascus was captured for Islam by Khalid ibn Walid, the great general of the new religion, being the first city to yield after the battle of the Yarmuk (Hieromax).
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  • The church of St John the Baptist constructed by Arcadius on the site of the temple was turned by Caliph Walid I.
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  • AVERROES [Abul - Walid Muhammad ibn - Ahmad IbnMuhammad ibn-Rushd] (1126-1198), Arabian philosopher, was born at Cordova.
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  • Walid sent a messenger inviting them to a conference, thus giving them time to assemble their followers and to escape to Mecca, where the prefect Omar b.
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  • The mosque of the Omayyads in Damascus was built by the Caliph Walid in A.D.
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  • Apparently this state of things lasted till after the Mahommedan conquest, for Barhebraeus 1 tells us that it was the caliph Walid I.
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  • In the 8th century, when peace was made between the caliph Walid and the emperor Justinian II., the former stipulated for a quantity of mosaic for the decoration of the new mosque at Damascus, and in the 10th century the materials for the decoration of the niche of the kibla at Cordova were furnished by Romanus II.
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