Abū Ḥammu I
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Musa b. Abī Saʿīd ʿUt̲h̲mān b. Yag̲h̲murāsan , fourth king of the ʿAbd al-Wādid dynasty. Proclaimed on 21 S̲h̲awwāl 707/15 April 1308, he had first to repair the damage caused by the siege of Tlemcen by the Marīnids; he then prepared the defence of his capital against external attacks and fortified it in the expectation of a new siege. In the exterior, he restored his authority over the Banū Tūd̲j̲īn and the Mag̲h̲rāwa and pushed as far as Bid̲j̲āya (Bougie) and Constantine, while in the west he hinde…

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Bel, A., “Abū Ḥammu I”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 16 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_0192>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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