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Encyclopedia > Umayya ibn Abd Shams

This person is among the Sahaba's ancestors This is a list of the Sahabas ancestors (in Islam, the Sahaba were the companions of the prophet Muhammad). ...

Umayya ibn Abd Shams is whom the clan of Banu Umayyad is named. The Courtyard of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, one of the grandest architectural legacies of the Umayyads. ...

His father was Abd Shams ibn al-Manaf {[cleanup}} This person is among the Sahabas ancestors Abd Shams ibn al-Manaf gave name to the Banu Abd Shams and was the son of Abd al-Manaf ibn Qusai, a member of the Quraish tribe of Mecca. ...

He was the father of Harb ibn Umayya This person is among the Sahabas ancestors Harb means war His father was Umayya ibn Abd Shams He was the father of Abu Sufyan ibn Harb See also Family tree of Harb ibn Umayya Sahaba External links Shia links http://al-islam. ...

See also

  • Family tree of Umayya ibn Abd Shams
  • Sahaba

In the Islamic religion, the Sahaba (or Asahaaba,الصحابه; both forms are plural--the singular is Sahaabi, which is Arabic for friend, or companion) are the companions of the Prophet Muhammad. ...

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Umayyad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (910 words)
The term "Umayyad" is Greek, referring to "Banu Umayyah" those descended from Umayya ibn Abd Shams, the great-grandfather of Muawiya.
Umayya, because Muawiya was the first to assert the Umayyads' right to rule on a dynastic principle.
Umayya and the Prophet Muhammad both descended from a common ancestor Abd-Munaf.
Umayyad Caliphate - ninemsn Encarta (829 words)
All of the caliphs of the dynasty were descended from Umayya ibn Abd Shams, a Meccan of the tribe of Quraysh, who lived two generations or so before the prophet Muhammad.
The best-known Umayyad is probably Abd al-Malik (685-705) who built the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, issued the first Muslim coinage, and inaugurated the use of the Arabic language for administration.
There Muawiya is portrayed as having cheated Ali ibn Abi Talib, the son-in-law of the prophet Muhammad, of the caliphate, and Muawiya's son and successor Yazid is given ultimate reponsibility for the killing of Ali's son Husain at Karbalā’ in Iraq in 680.
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