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Ha·run al-Ra·shid

or Ha·roun al-Ra·schid  (hä-ro͞on′ äl-rä-shēd′) also Harun ar-Ra·shid (är′-) 763?-809.
Fifth Abbasid caliph of Baghdad (786-809) noted for the splendor of his court and his military campaign against the Byzantine Empire.
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Harun al-Rashid

(hæˈruːn ˈælræˈʃiːd)
(Biography) ?763–809 ad, Abbasid caliph of Islam (786–809), whose court at Baghdad was idealized in the Arabian Nights
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Ha•run al-Ra•shid

(hɑˈrun ˌɑl rɑˈʃid)
a.d. 764?–809, caliph of Baghdad 786–809: made a legendary hero in The Arabian Nights.
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The Gift is perfect for families and children as it will tell the story of an elephant that was gifted to Carolingian emperor Charlemagne by the Abbasid caliph Harun Al Rashid.
Umayyad Caliph Sulaiman bin Abdul Malik's messenger visited Chang'an city in 716 AD and the messenger of the Abbasid Caliph Harun Al Rashid met Emperor Tang Jin Yuan during his reign between 786 AD and 809 AD.
Ashraf Khan and Harun Al Rashid were left heartbroken when they discovered thieves had battered a hole through the wooden roof of their Sheldon grocery store before going on the rampage.
His secret burial place was only identified during the reign of Harun Al Rashid, a famous Abbasid Caliph (786-809 AD).
A reprint should correct Harun al Rashid, Martyn and Sunni, and further add Anselm of Canterbury as the first western theologian to deal with Islam and put Relandus from Utrecht before Pocock as an early promoter of a fair scientific understanding of Islam.
It is named after Zubaida Bint Jaafar, wife of the Abbasid Caliph Harun Al Rashid.
So let us hope that brothers Ashraf Khan and Harun Al Rashid decide against closing their Sheldon grocery shop after the second costly raid in two months.
Before the Syrian Civil War, the one historical significance of Raqqa to any Syrian was that it served as a surrogate capital for the 9th century Abbasid Caliph Harun Al Rashid. The most popular trivial fact about Raqqa was that the extravagant Al Rashid used to ride his horse from there to his political capital Baghdad under the shade of palm trees.