Yahya, Almohad Caliph
Get Yahya, Almohad Caliph essential facts below. View Videos or join the Yahya, Almohad Caliph discussion. Add Yahya, Almohad Caliph to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Yahya, Almohad Caliph
Yahya al-Mu`tasim
Almohad Caliph
Reign1227-1229
PredecessorAbdallah al-Adil
SuccessorIdris al-Ma'mun
Died1236
Names
Ab? Zakar?y?' Al-Mu`ta?im Ya?y? ibn An-Nir
FatherMuhammad al-Nasir
ReligionIslam

Yahya al-Mu`tasim (Arabic: ? ‎; Ab? Zakar?y?' Al-Mu`ta?im Ya?y? ibn An-Nir; died 1236) was an Almohad rival caliph[1] who reigned from 1227 to 1229. He was a son of Muhammad al-Nasir[2] and brother of Yusuf II, Almohad caliph.

At the death of his uncle Abdallah al-Adil, Yahya was supported by the sheikhs of Marrakesh, but two years later he was turned down by another pretender, his other uncle Idris al-Ma'mun. At the latter's death in 1232, Yahya renewed his pretenses, but his cousin Abd al-Wahid II was preferred to him. He was anyway able to keep Marrakesh until his death in 1236, after which the Almohad territories were again united under Abd al-Wahid.

Sources

Notes

  1. ^ Pascal Buresi, Hicham El Aallaoui, Travis Bruce, Governing the empire: provincial administration in the Almohad Caliphate (1224-1269): critical edition, translation, and study of manuscript 4752 of the Hasaniyya Library in Rabat containing 77 taqadim ("appointments")
  2. ^ Yahya al-Mutasim
Preceded by
Abdallah al-Adil
Almohad dynasty
1227–1229
Succeeded by
Idris al-Ma'mun

  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Yahya,_Almohad_Caliph
 



 



 
Music Scenes