Ziyad sentence example
- The early Moslem geographers knew it as Hisn Ziyad, but the Armenian name was Khartabirt or Kharbirt, whence Kharput.
- One strong antagonist to Moawiya remained, in the person of Ziyad.
- At the age of fourteen years Ziyad was charged with the financial administration of the Basrian army.
- Abi Arta to Basra, with orders to capture Ziyad's three sons, and to force Ziyad into submission by threatening to kill them.
- Ziyad was obdurate, and it was due to his brother Abu Bakra, who persuaded Moawiya to cancel the order, that the threat was not executed.Advertisement
- Sho`ba, eventually broke down the resistance of Ziyad, who came to Damascus to render an account of his administration, which the caliph ratified.
- In the next year Ziyad was appointed governor of Basra and the eastern provinces belonging to it.
- He died about the year 670, and his province also was entrusted to Ziyad, who appointed `Amr b.
- Ziyad then came himself, arrested the leader of the Shi`ites, and sent fourteen rebels to Damascus, among them several men of consideration.
- The first army sent by Ziyad into Khorasan recaptured Merv, Herat and Balkh, conquered Tokharistan and advanced as far as the Oxus.Advertisement
- In 673 'Obaidallah, the son of Ziyad, crossed the river, occupied Bokhara, and returned laden with booty taken from the wandering Turkish tribes of Transoxiana.
- Ziyad governed Irak with the greatest vigour, but as long as discontent did not issue in action, he let men alone.
- Meanwhile Yazid, having been informed of the riotous behaviour of the Shiites in Kufa, sent Obaidallah, son of the famous Ziyad and governor of Basra, to restore order.
- Ziyad, conceived that only a man of distinction could win the contest, and proclaimed Merwan caliph, on condition that his successor should be Khalid b.
- Ziyad set out with the purpose of subduing Mesopotamia and marching thence against Irak.Advertisement
- In the east the realm of Islam had been very much extended under the reign of Moawiya, when Ziyad was governor of Irak and Khorasan.
- Immediately after his occupying the throne, he named Ziyad b.
- Al-Moghira felt beholden to Ziyad for his evidence in this matter, as we shall in the sequel see.