Ziyadid dynasty

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The Ziyadid dynasty was a Muslim dynasty that ruled western Yemen from 819 until 1018 from the capital city of Zabid.wikipedia
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Yemen

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The Ziyadid dynasty was a Muslim dynasty that ruled western Yemen from 819 until 1018 from the capital city of Zabid.
Muhammad ibn Abdullah ibn Ziyad founded the Ziyadid dynasty in Tihama around 818 CE.

Zabid

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The Ziyadid dynasty was a Muslim dynasty that ruled western Yemen from 819 until 1018 from the capital city of Zabid.
It was the capital of the Ziyadid dynasty from 819–1018 and the Najahid dynasty from 1022–1158.

List of Sunni dynasties

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Islamic history of Yemen

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Local control in the Middle Ages was exerted by a succession of families which included the Ziyadids (818–1018), the Najahids (1022–1158), the Egyptian Ayyubids (1174–1229) and the Turkoman Rasulids (1229–1454).

Najahid dynasty

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Nafis adopted royal titles but was immediately challenged by Najah, who defeated Nafis and Marjan and founded the Najahid dynasty in 1022.
The last Ziyadid king died in 1018, leaving a child behind.

Yufirids

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The Yufirids established an independent state in San'a in 847 and forced the Ziyadid ruler to tolerate their rule in exchange for mentioning him on coins and in the Friday prayer.
Muhammad ruled over Sa'na, Janad and Hadramawt but paid formal deference to the Ziyadid dynasty in the Tihama lowland.

Al-Hadi ila'l-Haqq Yahya

Yahya ibn al-Husaynal-Hadilocal Zaydi dynasty
An imam of the Shi'ite Zaydiyyah sect, al-Hadi ila'l-Haqq Yahya established a power base in the northern highlands in 897; it was the beginning of the Yemeni imamate that endured until 1962.
At this time the Tihamah lowland was ruled by the Ziyadid Dynasty (819-1018), originally governors of the Abbasid caliphs.

History of Yemen

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Muhammad ibn Abdullah ibn Ziyad founded the Ziyadid dynasty in Tihama around 818 CE; the state stretched from Haly (In present-day Saudi Arabia) to Aden.

Muslims

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The Ziyadid dynasty was a Muslim dynasty that ruled western Yemen from 819 until 1018 from the capital city of Zabid.

Islam

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It was the first dynastic regime to wield power over the Yemeni lowland after the introduction of Islam in about 630.

Yazid ibn Abi Sufyan

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Muhammad ibn Ziyad was a descendant of Yazid, younger brother of the first Umayyad caliph Muawiyah I.

Umayyad dynasty

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Muhammad ibn Ziyad was a descendant of Yazid, younger brother of the first Umayyad caliph Muawiyah I.

Caliphate

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Muhammad ibn Ziyad was a descendant of Yazid, younger brother of the first Umayyad caliph Muawiyah I.

Muawiyah I

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Muhammad ibn Ziyad was a descendant of Yazid, younger brother of the first Umayyad caliph Muawiyah I.

Al-Ma'mun

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In 814 he was arrested and brought to the Abbasid caliph al-Ma'mun on account of his ancestry, but his life was spared in the end.

Al-Fadl ibn Sahl

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He was merely placed under surveillance and became the protégé of the caliph's minister al-Fadl ibn Sahl.

Baghdad

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Three years later a letter from the governor of Yemen arrived to Baghdad, complaining about attacks by the Ash'arite and Akkite tribes.

Tihamah

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Al-Fadl recommended al-Ma'mun to send the capable Muhammad ibn Ziyad to Tihamah in order to suppress the tribes.

Hajj

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After performing the hajj, Muhammad marched south to Yemen with an army of Khurasani soldiers and arrived there in 818.

Greater Khorasan

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After performing the hajj, Muhammad marched south to Yemen with an army of Khurasani soldiers and arrived there in 818.

Alids

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The situation was particularly critical since the Alids under a leader called Ibrahim al-Jazzar threatened to detach Yemen from Abbasid control at this time.

Hadhramaut

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He was able to expand his influence into Hadramawt and parts of highland Yemen, all the while recognizing Abbasid overlordship.

Abbasid Caliphate

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In 814 he was arrested and brought to the Abbasid caliph al-Ma'mun on account of his ancestry, but his life was spared in the end. He was able to expand his influence into Hadramawt and parts of highland Yemen, all the while recognizing Abbasid overlordship.

Ash-Shihr

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The historian Umara enumerates his possessions as including Hadramawt, Diyar Kindah, Shihr, Mirbat in Oman, Abyan, Lahij, Aden and the maritime provinces as far north as Hali, furthermore the highland places Janad, Mikhlaf al-Ma'afir, Mikhlaf Ja'far, San'a, Sa'dah, Najran and Bayhan.

Mirbat

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The historian Umara enumerates his possessions as including Hadramawt, Diyar Kindah, Shihr, Mirbat in Oman, Abyan, Lahij, Aden and the maritime provinces as far north as Hali, furthermore the highland places Janad, Mikhlaf al-Ma'afir, Mikhlaf Ja'far, San'a, Sa'dah, Najran and Bayhan.