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Yazīd II

(720—724)


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(᾽Ιζίδ) ibn ʿAbd al-Malik, caliph of the Umayyads (720–24); born ca.685, died Bayt Rās 27 Jan. 724.

In July 721 Yazīd issued an edict requiring the destruction of artistic images ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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