al-Nāṣir
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, honorific of the fourth sovereign of the dynasty of the Almohads [see al-muwaḥḥidūn ], Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad b. YaʿḲūb al-Manṣūr b. Yūsuf b. ʿAbd al-Muʾmin . He was proclaimed on the death of his father on 22 Rabīʿ I 595/25 Jan. 1199. The beginning of his reign was marked by the suppression of a rising led by an agitator in the mountainous country of the G̲h̲umāra [q.v.] and a long stay at Fās, during which the rebuilt a part of the wall of the ḳaṣaba of the city. Hearing of the rising of Yaḥyā b. Isḥāḳ Ibn G̲h̲āniya [see g̲h̲āniya , banū ] in Ifrīḳiya, he set out for the eastern part of his e…

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Lévi-Provençal, E., “al-Nāṣir”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 19 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_5821>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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