As-Saffah Being Proclaimed Caliph

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Syed Muhammad Khan
by Muhammad Bal'ami
published on 17 November 2019
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Folio from a manuscript of the Tarikhnama (Persian: "Book of History") by Muhammad Bal'ami (10th Century CE). The folio depicts As-Saffah (r. 750 - 754 CE), founder of the Abbasid Caliphate, being proclaimed caliph.

Likely made in Iraq. Mongol period, c. 14th Century CE. From the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.

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Bal'ami, M. (2019, November 17). As-Saffah Being Proclaimed Caliph. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11463/as-saffah-being-proclaimed-caliph/

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Bal'ami, Muhammad. "As-Saffah Being Proclaimed Caliph." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 17, 2019. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11463/as-saffah-being-proclaimed-caliph/.

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Bal'ami, Muhammad. "As-Saffah Being Proclaimed Caliph." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Nov 2019. Web. 07 Dec 2021.

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