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Fatimid Caliphate and Saladin

Caliphate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. On 29 June 2014, the militant Islamist group formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant declared territories under its control in Iraq and Syria to be a Caliphate, and demanded all Muslims pledge obedience to its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, whom it referred to as Caliph Ibrahim


996-1021, Egypt. Tiraz fragment with birds. Linen tabby with silk tapestry. Pairs of confronted birds occupy the decorative band between two kufic inscriptions that name the Fatimid Caliph al-Hakim (ruled 996-1021).


Islamic art notes, part 1-some odds and ends from the Fatimid Caliphate

The Blue Koran, late 9th-early 10th century Tunisia (Fatimid Caliphate)