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Sulaymān b. al-Ḥakam b. Sulaymān al-Mustaʿīn
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, Umayyad caliph of al-Andalus, proclaimed at Cordova in 400/1009, died in 407/1016. The two phases of his reign are located in the period of the Andalusī fitna following the “Revolution of Cordova”, at the time of the serious political crisis which was to lead to the demise of the Umayyad caliphate in 422/1031.

When the Cordovans put an end to the ʿĀmirid régime in D̲j̲umādā II-Rad̲j̲ab 399/February-March 1009, and replaced the incompetent caliph His̲h̲ām II with one of his cousins, Muḥammad al-Mahdī, the latter, on account of his political blunde…

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Guichard, P., “Sulaymān b. al-Ḥakam b. Sulaymān al-Mustaʿīn”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 28 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_8905>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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