Hisn ibn al-Minhal

Hisn ibn al-Minhal (Arabic: حصن بن المنهال‎; variant forms include Hafs and al-Husayn ibn Minhal) was a ninth century governor of the Yemen for the Abbasid Caliphate.

Hisn ibn al-Minhal
حصن بن المنهال
Abbasid Governor of Yemen
In office
820–820
Monarchal-Ma'mun
Preceded byIsa ibn Yazid
Succeeded byIbrahim al-Ifriqi
Personal details
BornAbbasid Caliphate
Parentsal-Minhal
Military service
AllegianceAbbasid Caliphate
RankArmy officer

Hisn was appointed as resident governor on behalf of Isa ibn Yazid al-Juludi, when the latter departed the province shortly after the capture of Hamdawayh ibn Ali ibn Isa ibn Mahan in 820. He was eventually succeeded by Ibrahim al-Ifriqi.[1]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Al-Mad'aj 1988, p. 212; Van Arendonk 1919, p. 100; Bikhazi 1970, pp. 25, 29.

ReferencesEdit

  • Bikhazi, Ramzi J. (1970). "Coins of al-Yaman 132-569 A.H." Al-Abhath. 23: 3–127. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  • Al-Mad'aj, Abd al-Muhsin Mad'aj M. (1988). The Yemen in Early Islam (9-233/630-847): A Political History. London: Ithaca Press. ISBN 0863721028.
  • Van Arendonk, Cornelius (1919). De Opkomst Van Het Zaidietische Imamaat in Yemen. Leiden: E.J. Brill. ISBN 0863721028.
Political offices
Preceded by
Isa ibn Yazid al-Juludi
Abbasid governor of the Yemen
820
Succeeded by
Ibrahim al-Ifriqi