Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE

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Yazīd b. ʿUmar b. Hubayra

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Author(s): Judd, Steven C.
Yazīd b. ʿUmar b. Hubayra (d. 132/750) was an Umayyad general often associated with the Qays tribal bloc. Like his father, ʿUmar b. Hubayra (d. between 105/724 and 107/726), he served as governor of Iraq. Both he and his father are often referred to as Ibn Hubayra in the sources. Yazīd had a complicated relationship with the Umayyad caliphs. He rejected overtures from Hishām b. ʿAbd al-Malik (r. 105–25/724–43), who wanted Yazīd to marry the daughter of his son Muʿāwiya b. Hishām (d. c.120/728), who …
Date: 2021-07-19