Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation)

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Ḳutaibah’s Downfall
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Ḳutaibah and Sulaimân

[422c] Ḳutaibah feared the hostility of Sulaimân ibn-‘Abd-al-Malik; he had worked to have ‘Albd-al-‘Azîz ibn-al-Walîd succeed to the caliphate, and wanted to keep the succession from Sulaimân. When al-Walîd died, and Sulaimân succeeded him, Ḳutaibah harangued the people, and s…

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“Ḳutaibah’s Downfall”, in: Kitāb Futūḥ al-buldān (English translation), General Editor Aḥmad b. Yaḥyā al-Balādhūrī. Consulted online on 22 November 2019

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