The time of Mostan~ir is otherwise memorable for the rise of the Assassins (qv.), who at the first supported the claims of his eldest son Nizgr to the succession against the youngest Ahmed, who was favored by the family of Badr. When Badr died in 1094 his influence was inherited by his son aI-Af~al Shghinshh, and this, at the death of Mostansir in the same year, was thrown in favor of A limed, who succeeded to the caliphate with the title al-Mostali bill/-i.
Constance favored the monks of Cluny, and obtained her husbands favor for them.
Women also seem to favor rose tattoos in this location, while various tribal designs are often favored by men.
Another sub-genre, isikhwela jo, favored harsh, staccato vocals over mbube's softer melodies and fell out of favor in the 1940s.