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Identify the great personality of Haroon Ar Rashid ?

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Asked by truth exposed, 05 Dec '12 04:30 pm
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The most celebrated of all Mohammedan caliphs was Harun-al-Rashid, which means, in English, Aaron the Just. Harun is the hero of several of the stories of the Arabian Nights, a famous book, which perhaps you have read. There are many curious and wonderful tales in it.

When Harun was not quite twenty-one years old he became caliph.

He began his reign by appointing very able ministers, who carried on the work of the government so well that they greatly improved the condition of the people.

Harun built a palace in Bagdad, far grander and more beautiful than that of any caliph before him. Here he established his court and lived in great splendor, attended by hundreds of courtiers and slaves.

and the name is Harun AL rashid and not AR rashid
Answered by iqbal seth, 05 Dec '12 04:53 pm

 
  
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Aaron the Upright], c.764809, 5th and most famous Abbasid caliph (786809). He succeeded his brother Musa al-Hadi, fourth caliph, a year after the death of his father, Mahdi, the third caliph. In his youth he had been very successful as a general in invasions of Asia Minor; on one of these he reached the Bosporus. Harun's empire included all SW Asia and the northern part of Africa, but by the end of his caliphate much of Africa had withdrawn from all but nominal obedience. He had diplomatic relations with China and with Charlemagne. The most famous incident of his career was the fall of the Barmakids, a Persian family that had become very powerful under Mahdi. Yahya, a Barmakid, had aided Harun in obtaining the caliphate, and he and his sons were in high favor until 798, when the caliph threw them in prison and confiscated their land; the reasons for this are not known, but it was probably a result of an extended intrigue by the Arab group at court. Harun was repeatedly faced with insur ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 05 Dec '12 05:27 pm

 
  
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The fifth Arab Abbasid Caliph that encompassed modern Iraq. His birth date remains a point of discussion, though,
Answered by Psycho, 05 Dec '12 04:33 pm

 
  
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Fifth Abbasid caliph. He and his fabulous court at Baghdad are immortalized in The Thousand and One Nights
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 05 Dec '12 04:32 pm

 
  
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