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Ismāʿīl, Mawlāy
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Mawlāy Ismāʿīl b. al-Sharīf Abū l-Naṣr was the second ʿAlawī ruler of Morocco (r. 1082–1139/1672–1727). During his reign, Mawlāy Ismāʿīl first solidified ʿAlawī control by unifying the sultanate against internal and external forces and then established a wide-reaching and high-functioning bureaucratic network to implement military reforms—…

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Kitlas, Peter, “Ismāʿīl, Mawlāy”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Devin J. Stewart. Consulted online on 23 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_36307>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 9789004413481, 2020, 2020-6

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