An individual who issued coins at the ancient city of Priene c. 240-170 BC. Lit.: K. Regling, Die Münzen von Priene (1927) p. 158; W. Leschhorn, Lexikon der Aufschriften auf griechischen Münzen II (2009) p. 456.
Muhammad Ahmad bin Abd Allah (Arabic: محمد أحمد ابن عبد الله) (August 12, 1844 – June 22, 1885) was a religious leader of the Samaniyya order in Sudan who, on June 29, 1881, proclaimed himself the Mahdi (or Madhi), the messianic redeemer of the Islamic faith.
Hasankeyf (Kurmanji Kurdish: Heskîf, Arabic: حصن كيفا, Greek: Κιφας, Latin: Cepha, from Syriac: ܚܨܢ ܟܐܦܐ Ḥéṣn Kayfa) is an ancient town and district located along the Tigris River in the Batman Province in southeastern Turkey. It was declared a natural conservation area by Turkey in 1981. Predominantly Armenian and Arab before, a steady and significant Kurdish immigration from surrounding villages in the last 20–30 years - combined with the effects of the Armenian and Assyrian Genocide - has shifted the ethnic balance. Kurdish people form the majority of the city centre today.
P. (?) Iulius Castus, Legatus Augusti pro praetore in Thrace AD 184 to 185. His name appears on coins of Anchialus, Hadrianopolis, and Pautalia. In latter case always as Hegemon.
Lit.: B. E. Thomasson, Laterculi Praesidum I (1984) 168 no. 37; ibid., I Addenda (2011) 22:037; PIR² I 251.
Abu'l-Abbas Ahmad ibn Talha al-Muwaffaq), better known by his regnal name al-Mu'tadid bi-llah (Arabic: المعتضد بالله, "Seeking Support in God") was the Abbasid Caliph in Baghdad from 892 until his death in 902.
Turanshah, also Turan Shah (Arabic: توران شاه), (epithet: al-Malik al-Muazzam Ghayath al-Din Turanshah (Arabic: الملك المعظم غياث الدين توران شاه)) was a Kurdish ruler, a son of Sultan As-Salih Ayyub. A member of Ayyubid Dynasty, he became Sultan of Egypt for a brief period in 1249–50.
Rey or Ray [Pronunciation: rā] (Persian: شهر ری, Shahr-e-Ray, "City of Ray"), also known as Rhages (/ˈreɪdʒəz/;Greek: Ῥάγαι, Rhagai; Latin: Rhagae or Rhaganae) and formerly as Arsacia, is the capital of Rey County, Tehran Province, Iran, and is the oldest existing city in the province.