The Assumption of the Title Shāhānshāh by the Būyids and "The Reign of the Daylam (Dawlat Al-Daylam)"

  title={The Assumption of the Title Shāhānshāh by the Būyids and "The Reign of the Daylam (Dawlat Al-Daylam)"},
  author={Wilferd Madelung},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  pages={84 - 108}
  • W. Madelung
  • Published 1 April 1969
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
AMONG the manifestations of a resurgence of the Persian national consciousness in the early centuries of Islam, the reappearance of the title of the Persian Great Kings came only as a late symbolic climax. For the Arab Muslim conquerers, the overthrow of the once so formidable Sassanid dynasty and the incorporation of Iran into the empire of the Caliphs within a few decades after the death of the Prophet were perhaps their most spectacular deed of glory. Like all other conquests, it was… 
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