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Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik
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Historical Figure
Nationality: Umayyad Caliphate
Date of Birth: c. 685
Date of Death: 738
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Religion: Islam
Occupation: Soldier
Relatives: Suleiman ibn Abd al-Malik (half-brother)
Fictional Appearances:
"Islands in the Sea"
POD: 717 CE
Type of Appearance: Posthumous reference
Date of Death: Unrevealed

Maslama bin Abdul-Malik (c. 685 – 24 December 738), was a famous Muslim military commander of the Arabs heralding from the Umayyad Dynasty. A very pious man, he led a Jihad against the Byzantines, launching the failed Second Siege of Constantinople.

Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik in "Islands in the Sea"[]

Maslama led the army that successfully overran Constantinople in 717, leading to the fall of the Roman Empire.[1]

References[]

  1. See, e.g., Departures, pg. 63.
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