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  • 1505) contributed a History of the Caliphs and many biographical pieces.
  • - One task of the early caliphs was to find an outlet for the restless fighting spirit.
  • The Shiite caliphs of Egypt were by this time the playthings of contending viziers, as the Sunnite caliphs of Bagdad had long been the puppets of Turkish sultans or amirs; and in 1164 Amalric I.
  • Wellsted, City of the Caliphs; A.
  • The first explorer to enter the sacred Hejaz with a definite scientific object was the Spaniard, Badia y aeblich, who, under the name of Ali Bey and claiming to be the last representative of the Abbasid Caliphs, arrived at Jidda in 1807, and performed the pilgrimage to Mecca.