Frisia or Friesland is a coastal region along the southeastern corner of the North Sea in what today is mostly a large part of the Netherlands, including modern Friesland, and smaller parts of Germany and Denmark.
The Zayyanids (Arabic: زيانيون, Ziyānyūn) or Abd al-Wadids (Arabic: بنو عبد الواد, Bānu ʿabd āl-Wād) are a Berber Zenata dynasty that ruled the Kingdom of Tlemcen. Abd Allah II was one of their last rulers before it came under Ottoman control.
Magistrate in Athens in 136/135 BC (issue 29).
Possibly the same person as the second magistrate of issue 19 of 146/145 BC, but because of the common nature of this name there is no degree of certainty [Thompson (1961) p. 567].
Lit.: M. Thompson, The New Style Silver Coinage of Athens (1961) issue 29; C. Habicht, Zu den Münzmagistraten der Silberprägung des Neuen Stils, Chiron 21, 1991, p. 5 (136/135 BC).
Aden (UK /ˈeɪdən/ ay-duhn, US /ˈɑːdɛn/ ah-den; Arabic: عدن ʻAdin/ʻAdan Yemeni pronunciation: [ˈʕæden, ˈʕædæn]) is a seaport city in Yemen, located by the eastern approach to the Red Sea (the Gulf of Aden), some 170 kilometres (110 mi) east of Bab-el-Mandeb. Aden's ancient, natural harbour lies in the crater of a dormant volcano which now forms a peninsula, joined to the mainland by a low isthmus.
Term to describe the main silver coin in medieval European currency systems. First introduced in the Merovingian kingdom around AD 670 and reformed both under Pepin the Short and Charlesmagne. Variously named as penny, Pfennig, denaro or denier. Not to be confused with neither the denarius of the Roman Republican and Imperial periods, nor modern period (silver or copper) coins.
Abu Muhammad Abdallah al-Mahdi Billah (Arabic: أبو محمد عبيد الله المهدي بالله), was the founder of the Fatimid Caliphate, the only major Shi'a caliphate in Islam, and established Fatimid rule throughout much of North Africa.
An individual who issued coins at the ancient city of Priene c. 330-290 BC. Lit.: K. Regling, Die Münzen von Priene (1927) p. 159; W. Leschhorn, Lexikon der Aufschriften auf griechischen Münzen II (2009) p. 883.