One of the main Iranian revolutionary leaders of the Iranian Khorram-Dinān ("Those of the joyous religion"), which was a local freedom movement fighting the Abbasid Caliphate.- Babak Khorramdin
85 related topics
Iranian religious and political movement with its roots in the Zoroastrian sect founded by Mazdak.
However, its true claim to fame was its adoption by Babak Khorramdin as a basis to rebel against the Abbasid Caliphate.
The eighth Abbasid caliph, ruling from 833 until his death in 842.
The two major internal campaigns of the reign were against the long-running Khurramite uprising of Babak Khorramdin in Adharbayjan, which was suppressed by al-Afshin in 835–837, and against Mazyar, the autonomous ruler of Tabaristan, who had clashed with the Tahirid governor of Khorasan and risen up in revolt.
Historical region in northwestern Iran that borders Iraq, Turkey, the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Armenia, and the Republic of Azerbaijan.
After the revolt of Babak Khorramdin, who was a Zoroastrian of neo-Mazdakite background, the Abbasid caliphate's grip on Azerbaijan weakened, allowing native dynasties to rise in Azerbaijan.
The seventh Abbasid caliph, who reigned from 813 until his death in 833.
An ongoing problem for al-Ma'mun was the uprising headed by Babak Khorramdin.
Any instrument of public execution , but gibbeting refers to the use of a gallows-type structure from which the dead or dying bodies of criminals were hanged on public display to deter other existing or potential criminals.
In 838, the Iranian hero Babak Khorramdin had his hands and feet cut off by the Abbasid Caliphate and was then gibbeted alive while sewn into a cow's skin with the horns at ear level to crush his head gradually as the skin dried out.
Landlocked exclave of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
In the 8th century, Nakhchivan was one of the scenes of an uprising against the Arabs led by Persian revolutionary Babak Khorramdin of the Iranian Khorram-Dinān ("those of the joyous religion" in Persian).
Persian Islamic Golden Age polymath, astronomer, agriculturist, botanist, metallurgist, geographer, mathematician, and historian.
He concludes the history with the suppression of Babak Khorramdin's rebellion in 837, and the subsequent execution of the Iranian general Khaydhar ibn Kawus al-Afshin.
Zoroastrian mobad (priest), Iranian reformer, prophet and religious reformer who gained influence during the reign of the Sasanian emperor Kavadh I.
In the 9th century, the Khurramites, an egalitarian religious sect possibly originating from Mazdakism, led a revolt under the leadership of Babak Khorramdin against the Abbasid Caliphate and successfully defended large territories against the Caliphate's forces for some twenty years.
Azerbaijanis (Azərbaycanlılar, آذربایجانلیلار) or Azeris (Azərilər, آذریلر), also known as Azerbaijani Turks (Azərbaycan Türkləri, آذربایجان تۆرکلری), are a Turkic people living mainly in northwestern Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan, with a mixed heritage of Caucasian, Iranian and Turkic elements.
This influx sparked a major rebellion in Iranian Azerbaijan from 816 to 837, led by a Persian Zoroastrian commoner named Babak Khorramdin.
Persian Muslim military general in service of the Abbasid caliphs Saffah ((r.
Even Babak claimed descent from him.