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

@article{Madelung1969TheAO,
  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},
  year={1969},
  volume={28},
  pages={168 - 183}
}
  • W. Madelung
  • Published 1 July 1969
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
cAdud al-dawla at this time was already a sick man. He died on 8 Shawwal 372/6 March 983 in Baghdad, forty-seven years old, leaving many of his ambitious designs unaccomplished. No other B-iyid before him or after him could approach him in the imperial stature of his personality and the grandeur of his political concepts. Had he lived longer and had he been able to secure the succession to his own position of supreme leadership among the Bfiyids for anyone of his sons or brothers, the "eclipse… 

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