Harun al-Rashid


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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.

Harun al-Rashid

(hæˈruːn ˈælræˈʃiːd)
n
(Biography) ?763–809 ad, Abbasid caliph of Islam (786–809), whose court at Baghdad was idealized in the Arabian Nights

Ha•run al-Ra•shid

(hɑˈrun ˌɑl rɑˈʃid)
n.
a.d. 764?–809, caliph of Baghdad 786–809: made a legendary hero in The Arabian Nights.
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The title of the performance "Zobaida" refers to Zubaidah bint Ja'far, a famous Abbasid princess, and the wife of Harun al-Rashid.
In "The Three Apples" , a fisherman discovers a locked chest near the Tigris River and sells it to the caliph, Harun al-Rashid.
Last in the section, Mazen Naous's close reading of Yeats "The Gift of Harun Al-Rashid," "The Turn of the Gyres: Alterity in 'The Gift of Harun Al-Rashid' and A Thousand and One Nights," uses the figure of the medium to critique Orientalism.
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Beirut, (SANA) -- al-Qaeda terrorists of the so-called " Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham" destroyed the statue of Abbasid Caliph Harun al-Rashid at al-Rashid Park in al-Raqa city, in addition to burning other statutes and crosses in two churches, causing outrage among the citizens of the city.
Al-Waqidi officiated as judge in Baghdad--under Harun al-Rashid, under al-Ma'mun, or under both.
Did they not tear out the statue of Harun Al-Rashid in Baghdad?
En Las mil y una noches, el califa Harun Al-Rashid sale disfrazado para escuchar lo que se dice en Bagdad y no le cuentan.
Narrazid, a descendant of the 27th sultan of Sulu, Harun Al-Rashid, said he was not asking his relatives to take up arms but to work together for their claim to Sabah to attract the attention it deserved.
The island had been attacked before by the 'Abbasid navy during the rule of Caliph Harun al-Rashid.
of Harun al-Rashid, who has his dinner host, the commoner Abou Hassan,
Harunieh is popularly associated with Harun al-Rashid, whose remains are generally accepted to have been buried near those of Imam Reza at Mashhad, but no one knows exactly for whom it was built, when, or why.