Sentence Examples

  • In 1516 the amir of Algiers, Selim b.
  • Between 1130 and his death in 1163, `Abd-el-Mumin not only rooted out the Murabtis, but extended his power over all northern Africa as far as Egypt, becoming amir of Morocco in 1149.
  • Ormsby, in 1852, also reported a river, the Asas Amir, as coming down from the Sinjar hills and joining the Tigris near Kal-'at Shergat, about 35° 30' N.; but this seems now to be a dry bed.
  • Ibn Mansur, the Samanid amir of Bokhara.
  • His first appointment was that of physician to the amir, who owed him his recovery from a dangerous illness (997).