Abū Ḥammū II
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Mūsā b. Abī YaʿḲūb Yūsuf b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. Yaḥya b. Yag̲h̲murāsan , king of the ʿAbd al-Wādīd dynasty. Born is Spain in 723/1323-4, he was brought up at the court of Tlemcen. After the victory of the Marinid army over his uncles Abū Saʿid and Abū T̲h̲ābit, in Ḏj̲umādā I 753/June 1352, he had to take refuge with the Ḥafṣid court of Tūnis. When the relations between the Ḥafṣids and Marīnīds deteriorated, he was put at the head of an army and reconquered Tlemcen, where he was proclaimed as king on Rabīʿ I …

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Bel, A., “Abū Ḥammū II”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 18 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_0193>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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