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al-Ḏj̲unaid
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b. ʿAbd al-Raḥmān, a governor appointed by the Caliph Yazīd II. to the Muslim possessions in India; he was dismissed after a brief tenure of office. In 107 (725-726) Ḵh̲ālid b. ʿAbd Allāh al-Ḳasrī who was then governor of Ḵh̲orāsān, sent him back to India. When he reached the Indus, he attacked the Indian ruler Ibn Ḏh̲āhir, who had adopted Islām a long time before and been recognised by ʿOmar II. as ruler of these lands, took him prisoner and put him to death. Some authors accuse al-Ḏj̲unaid of tr…

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Zetterstéen, K. V., “al-Ḏj̲unaid”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 13 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_2120>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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