As-Saffah
Abu al-`Abbās `Abdu'llāh ibn Muhammad as-Saffāḥ, or Abul `Abbas al-Saffaḥ (Arabic: '‎أبو العباس عبد الله بن محمد السفاح) (b. 721/722 AD – d. 9 June 754 AD, reigned 749–754 AD) was the first caliph of the Abbasid caliphate, one of the longest and most important caliphates (Islamic dynasties) in Islamic history. (Due to different traditions of transcribing Arabic names, the spellings As-Saffah and Al-Saffah may both be found.)
As-Saffāḥ (السفّاح) is a messianic religious title from hadith literature on the mahdi, which, in older Arabic, meant the Generous from the Arabic verb yasfaḥ, "to pour out," implying the future ruler would be liberal in dispensing wealth to Muslims. (In Modern Arabic this word has taken a negative connotation: One who pours out blood/thug). The new caliph appropriated this messianic title in his first sermon in Kufa in 749 AD. A weaker alternative explanation of the title is slaughterer or shedder of blood for his ruthless efforts to eliminate the rival Umayyad family - unlikely, however, since no caliph would have appropriated the title for himself if that were the original meaning.

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Abu al-`Abbās `Abdu'llāh ibn Muhammad as-Saffāḥ, or Abul `Abbas al-Saffaḥ ( Arabic: '‎أبو العباس عبد الله بن محمد السفاح) (b. 721/722 AD – d. 9 June 754 AD, ...
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Abu al-'Abbas as-Saffah (Abbasid caliph) -- Encyclopedia Britannica
Abū al-ʿAbbās as-Saffāḥ, (born 722—died 754, Al-Anbār [Iraq]), Islāmic caliph ( reigned 749–754), first of the ʿAbbāsid dynasty, which was to rule over eastern ...
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The Caliphate: Its Rise, Decline, and Fall - From Original Sources ...
436. CHAPTER LXI. ABU'L-'ABBAS As-Saffah. 132-136 A.H. / 749-754 A.D.. A BRIEF review may here be necessary, to recall the circumstances attending the ...
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Abu al-Abbas As-Saffah , d. 754, 1st Abbasid caliph . Raised to the caliphate by the armed might of Abu Muslim, he took the reign name.
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ABUL ABBAS
ABUL ABBAS 721 - 754. Arab Caliph Abu al-Abbas As-Saffah was a descendant of Mohammed's family. Abul Abbas led the Abbasid revolution that overthrew ...
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Encyclopedia article about Abu al-Abbas As-Saffah. Information about Abu al- Abbas As-Saffah in the Columbia Encyclopedia, Computer Desktop Encyclopedia, ...
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Abu al-Abbas As-Saffah , d. 754, 1st Abbasid caliph (749-54). Raised to the caliphate by the armed might of Abu Muslim , he took the reign name As-Saffah.
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Marwan fled to Egypt where he was captured and killed. Abu al-`Abbās `Abdu' llāh as-Saffāh ibn Muhammad, an Abbasid, became the Caliph of the Islamic ...
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Abul Abbas As-Saffah became the first Abbasid Caliph in 133 AH, who controlled Asia, Egypt and West Africa. The truth is that having gained power in the name ...
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AS-SAFFAH KHALIFAH PERTAMA BANI ABBASIYAH | Dolanan ...
10 Sep 2008 ... As-Saffah, adalah khalifah pertama dari Bani Abbasiyyah. Dia dikenal dengan sebutan Abu al-Abbas, Abdullah bin Muhammad bin Ali bin ...
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Although al-Saffah's personal role in establishing the early Abbasid caliphate is ambiguous, his reign is known for its brutal suppression of opponents and its ...
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Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary, 4
Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary, 4
Ibn Khallikan, 1871
When they arrived at Kufa, Abu '1-Abbas As-Saffah was solemnly acknowledged as sovereign. The inauguration took place on Friday, the 13th of the latter Rabi, 132 (29th November, A. D. 749). Another account places that event in the month  ...
Bibliotheca Indica
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Asiatic Society (Calcutta, India), Asiatic Society of Bengal, 1891
He was Secretary to fsa-b-A'li, uncle to the first two Abbaside Caliphs, as Saffah and al Mansur. His horrible death by order of the governor of Basra, Sofyan-b- Mnawiyah al Muhallabi may be read in Ibn-Khall. It ocourred in A. H. 142 (A. D. ...
Illustrated Dictionary of the Muslim World
Illustrated Dictionary of the Muslim World
Marshall Cavendish Reference, 2010
Abu al-Abbas Abdullah As-Saffah (722-754) Abbasid caliph (750-754) Abu al- Abbas Abdullah was the first Abbasid caliph; his nickname, As-Saffah, means " slaughterer" in Arabic and refers to his destruction of the rival Umayyad dynasty.
Islam under the Arabs
Islam under the Arabs
Robert Durie Osborn, 1976
Abou Jaafar, to whom it was then brought, sent it to As-Saffah, who ordered him to ratify it. Abou Jaafar's intention was to fulfil all the conditions granted, but As-Saffah never took a decision without the approbation of Abou Moslem, who had a  ...
Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary
Ibn Khallikan's Biographical Dictionary
Abū al-ʿAbbās Aḥmad b. Muḥammad Ibn Ḵallikān, Ibn Khallikan, William MacGuckin de Slane, 1843
The Khorasanites and the other troops were then placed under the orders of Abd Allah lbn Ali, the uncle of As-Saffah, and they marched against Marwan who had advanced as far as the Zab [the river between Mosul and Arbela], and in an ...
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