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Fatimid Period

Divers find 'priceless' hoard of gold coins off Israel's Mediterranean coast

A scuba diver holds some of the gold coins recently found on the seabed in the ancient harbour in the Israeli town of Caesarea.
Source: 
theguardian.com & nationalgeographic.com

Scuba divers have discovered the largest trove of gold coins ever found off Israel’s Mediterranean coast – about 2,000 pieces dating back more than 1,000 years, the country’s antiquities authority said on Tuesday.

“The largest treasure of gold coins discovered in Israel was found in recent weeks on the seabed in the ancient harbour in Caesarea,” the authority said in a statement.

Epistle of the Fatimid Caliph Al-Amir (`Al-Hidaya Al Amiriyya'--Its Date and Its Purpose)

This is a PDF scan of the Article from the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society ( JRAS) written by Stern.

You can download the document from the link below.

Imam Al-Mahdi Proclaimed First fatimid Khaliph - 910AD

In January 910AD, Imam Al Mehdi was officially proclaimed First fatimid Khaliph and Spiritual Leader of islam at Raqqada.

L'Imam al-Mehdi est proclame officielement premier calif fatimid et chef spirituel de l'Islam a Raqqda


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