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‘A’isha bt. Abi Bakr

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 116 words.

One of the wives of *Muhammad and the daughter of the first *caliph, *Abu Bakr (r.

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‘A’isha bt. Talha

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 43 words.

Daughter of *Muhammad’s *Companion *Talha b. ‘Ubayd Allah. She was also the niece of *

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Aachen ambo ivories

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 105 words.

The *ambo at the cathedral in Aachen (Aix-la-Chapelle) is embellished with six *ivories probably of the early 8th

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Ab Actis

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 45 words.

A senior member of the *officium of a *Praefectus Praetorio, *Praefectus Urbi, *Vicarius,

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Aba I, Mar (552)

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 297 words.

Author and *catholicus of the *Church of the East. He was a former Persian official converted from

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Abasgia

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 271 words.

Abasgia occupied the north-east shore of the Black Sea. It was part of Colchis where the *cities of Gyenos (Ochamchire),

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‘Abbasids (in Umayyad times)

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 266 words.

Caliphal dynasty (750–1258) who seized the *caliphate from the *Umayyads in the so-called ‘Abbasid Revolution of 747–50. The

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Abbayei (278–338)

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 219 words.

Head of the Babylonian rabbinic academy of *Pumbedita. Following the early deaths of his parents, Abbayei was raised

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Abbo (751)

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 64 words.

Rector of Maurienne and Susa (726) and probably *Patricius of *Provence (739–c.751). He founded the *

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‘Abd al-Hamid b. Yahya al-Katib (750)

in The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Late Antiquity. 236 words.

Secretary for the Umayyad caliphs *Hisham b. ‘Abd al-Malik b. Marwan (r. 724–43) and *Marwan II (r. 744–50).

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