International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Raja Ibnhayawahalkindi and His Role in the Umayyad State Policy
Dr. Mohammad Fayyad AL- Azzi

This research highlights a prominent figure that played an important political and administrative role in the Umayyad era, where he could make a dramatic political change in the Umayyad reign system by transferring - for a while - the caliphate of the sons of Abdel malikIbn Marwan to Omar Ibn Abdul Aziz, which was an unprecedented event. It is Raja IbnHayawahAlkindi, who left a clear imprint in the Umayyad state policy. He served as a judge and adviser to the caliphs: Abdel malikIbn Marwan, Suleiman IbnAbdel malikand Omar Ibn Abdul Aziz. Also, he was tasked with supervising the construction of the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem by Caliph Abdel malikIbn Marwan.

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