Ibn Rāʾiḳ
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, Abū Bakr Muḥammad, Amīr al-Umarāʾ. In 317(929-930) Ibn Rāʾīḳ was appointed prefect of police in Bag̲h̲dād along with his brother Ibrāhīm. Both were dismissed in the following year but Muḥammad b. Rāʾīḳ received his office back in 319 (931-2), while Ibrāhīm was appointed at the same time high chamberlain. After the murder of al-Muḳtadir in 320 (932) the two brothers fled with others to al-Madāʾin and thence to Wāsiṭ, and after al-Rāḍī became Caliph in 322 (934) he appointed Muḥammad b. Rāʾiḳ governor of Wāsiṭ and…

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Zetterstéen, K. V., “Ibn Rāʾiḳ”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 19 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_3055>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936

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