Abū Yūsuf Yaʿḳūb b. Yūsuf b. ʿ Abd al-Muʾmin al-Manṣūr(1,434 words)

Huici Miranda, A.

, third ruler of the Muʾminid [q.v.] (Almohad) dynasty reigned 580-95/1184-99. On the death of Abū Yaʿḳūb Yūsuf before Santarem on 18 Rabīʿ II 580/29 July 1184, Abū Yūsuf Yaʿḳūb, bringing back the body of his father, reached Seville, where he was proclaimed on 1 Ḏj̲umādā I/10 August. He hastened to Marrākus̲h̲, took the title of amīr al-muʾminīn , issued several severe financial edicts and demanded from his subjects the strictest orthodoxy. He attempted for some time to administer justice himself atpublic audiences and satisfied his …

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Huici Miranda, A.. "Abū Yūsuf Yaʿḳūb b. Yūsuf b. ʿ Abd al-Muʾmin al-Manṣūr." Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition. Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Brill Online, 2014. Reference. 24 July 2014 <http://referenceworks.brillonline.com/entries/encyclopaedia-of-islam-2/abu-yusuf-yakub-b-yusuf-b-abd-al-mumin-al-mansur-SIM_0278>
First appeared online: 2012
First Print Edition: isbn: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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