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Abd Allah Ibn Al-Zubayr and His Career as Caliph

Ilhan, Mehmet


Abd Allah b. al-Zubayr was raised by ‘A’isha in the Prophet’s (s.a.s.) house. Safiyyah, the Prophet’s maternal aunt was his paternal grandmother, ‘A’isha’s sister Asma was his mother, and Abu Bakr his maternal grandfather. ‘Abd Allah b. al-Zubayr’s upbringing and lineage played an important role throughout his life and future career as caliph. Although ‘Abd Allah b. al-Zubayr was undeniably close to ‘A’isha, a very reliable source for the sunna and the traditions of the Prophet, his...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: The Journal of Rotterdam Islamic and Social Studies
Access Rights: Open Access


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