Fāṭimids
(14,708 words)

, dynasty which reigned in North Africa, and later in Egypt, from 297/909 until 567/1171.

ʿUbayd Allāh (al-Mahdī), 297-322/909-34.

Al-Ḳāʾim, 322-34/934-46.

Al-Manṣūr, 334-41/946-53.

Al-Muʿizz, 341-65/953-75.

Al-ʿAzīz, 365-86/975-96.

Al-Ḥākim, 386-411/996-1021.

Al-Ẓāhir, 411-27/1021-36.

Al-Mustanṣir, 427-87/1036-94.

Al-Mustaʿlī, 487-95/1094-1101.

Al-Āmir, 495-525/1101…

Cite this page
Canard, M., “Fāṭimids”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 23 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_COM_0218>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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