(abu-al-‘Abbās ‘Abdullāh) a.d. 786–833, caliph of Baghdad 813–833 (son of Harun al-Rashid).
a.d. 573–634, Muhammad’s father-in-law and successor: first caliph of Mecca 632–634.
- Abu dhabi
a sheikdom in the N United Arab Emirates, on the S coast of the Persian Gulf. the capital of this sheikdom. the capital of the United Arab Emirates. an independent federation in E Arabia, formed in 1971, now comprising seven emirates on the S coast (formerly, Pirate Coast or Trucial Coast) of the Persian Gulf, […]
- Abu hanifa
a.d. 699–767, Islamic scholar and founder of one of the schools of Islamic law.