Your search for 'dc_creator:( "Lévi-Provençal, Évariste" ) OR dc_contributor:( "Lévi-Provençal, Évariste" )' returned 1 result. Modify search

Sort Results by Relevance | Newest titles first | Oldest titles first

ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. ʿAbdallāh al-Ghāfiqī

(367 words)

Author(s): Lévi-Provençal, Évariste | updated by, ¨ | Molénat, Jean-Pierre
ʿAbd al-Raḥmān b. ʿAbdallāh al-Ghāfiqī (d. 114/732) served twice as governor ( wālī) of al-Andalus. The first time, in 102/721, he was elected by the jund (army) and held office for about two months as interim governor after the death of al-Samḥ b. Mālik al-Khawlānī on 8 Dhū l-Ḥijja 102/9 June 721, while on an expedition in the south of France. The second time, in Ṣafar 112/March-April 730, he was appointed—perhaps directly by the Umayyad caliph Hishām (r. 105–25/724–43) rather than through the mediation of the governor…
Date: 2021-07-19