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.
Granada (/ɡrəˈnɑːdə/, Spanish: [ɡɾaˈnaða]) is a city and the capital of the province of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. Granada is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains, at the confluence of four rivers, the Beiro, the Darro, the Genil and the Monachil.
Second magistrate in Athens in 121/120 BC (issue 44).
Possibly the same person as the Archon of 132/131 BC.
Lit.: M. Thompson, The New Style Silver Coinage of Athens (1961) issue 44; C. Habicht, Zu den Münzmagistraten der Silberprägung des Neuen Stils, Chiron 21, 1991, p. 9 (121/120 BC); Prosopographia Attica no. 5053; H. B. Mattingly, Numismatic Chronicle 1997, p. 258 (124/123 BC); W. Leschhorn, Lexikon der Aufschriften auf griechischen Münzen II (2009) p. 487 (124/123 BC).
Muzaffar al-Din Jahan Shah ibn Yusuf (Persian: جهان شاه; Azerbaijani: Cahan Şah/جهان شاه) was the leader of the Kara Koyunlu oghuz Turks tribal federation in Azerbaijan and Arran who reigned c.1438-1467.
An individual who issued coins at the ancient city of Priene c. 250-240 BC. Lit.: K. Regling, Die Münzen von Priene (1927) p. 158; W. Leschhorn, Lexikon der Aufschriften auf griechischen Münzen II (2009) p. 561.
The Münzkabinett of the Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien (Vienna in Austria) owns over half a million objects which make it one of the largest collections of its kind, and it can be traced back until the 16th century. It holds coins, medals and banknotes, but also coin dies, bonds and primitive money. Not only does the collection house unique rarities and priceless treasures, its abundance and completeness make it an essential tool for fundamental research in Numismatics and History.
New Spain was a Spanish territory that came into existence in 1522, the year following 1521's Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire; the Viceroyalty of New Spain (Spanish: Virreinato de Nueva España), was created as the Royal administration of New Spain.