Ziyād b. Ṣāliḥ al-K̲h̲uzāʿī
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, Arab commander in the service of Abū Muslim at the time of the ʿAbbāsid Revolt (d. 135/752-3).

He was one of the naḳībs [q.v.] chosen by Abū Muslim from the leaders of the Arabs in K̲h̲urāsān in 1340/747-8. With the triumph of the ʿAbbāsid cause, Abū Muslim appointed Ziyād governor of Buk̲h̲ārā and Sogdia, where he suppressed a rebellion of the discontented Arab garrison in Buk̲h̲ārā led by S̲h̲arīk (or S̲h̲urayk) b. S̲h̲ayk̲h̲ al-Mahrī (133/750-1). Shortly afterwards he commanded the Arab expedition sent into the la…

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Bosworth, C.E., “Ziyād b. Ṣāliḥ al-K̲h̲uzāʿī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 24 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_8177>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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