Tag: UMAYYAD

Latest Tarbiya Trials Transformed 6 Min Read

The Flogging of Imam Mālik

In this part of the Trials Transformed series, we learn about the author of al-Muwatta and his zeal for transmitting hadīth.

Trials Transformed 6 Min Read

Imam Ahmad’s fight against ideological corruption

In this part of the Trials Transformed series, we learn about the incredibly courageous Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal.

Tariq Ibn Ziyad: Invader or Liberator?

"...the Muslims were welcomed by a large proportion of the ruling aristocracy and the Jews."

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The Rise and Fall of Islamic Seville

Seville’s Islāmic Heritage The city of Seville has once again been propelled to our attentions with Sevilla FC recently being crowned champions of the Europa League for a third successive year, this time overcoming an average looking Liverpool team from England. The city of Seville does of course have its

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Treachery Without Borders: Drowning Gaza’s Tunnels

At the fall of the Umayyad dynasty in 422AH, the head of each province of Al Andalus (Islamic Spain) declared regional sovereignty, splitting apart what once was a unified, powerful entity. This carved the perfect opportunity for the previously incapable Christian armies to devour Al Andalus piece-meal. Province after province

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Lionhearted diplomacy: the remarkable reign of Alp Arslan

Sultan Alp Arslan was a just, generous, and pious leader; the lion of Manzikert, he was a warrior who performed a key role in overcoming Byzantine attacks on Muslim lands.