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Atikah bint Yazid

Atikah bint Yazid

Atikah bint Yazid
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Type Literature
Gender female
Family
Father: Yazid I
Siblings: Muawiya IICalid
Spouse: Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan
Children: Yazid II
Peoplepill ID atikah-bint-yazid
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Atikah bint Yazid (Arabic: عاتكة بنت يزيد‎) was an Umayyad princess. She was the daughter of Yazid I, and wife of Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan. Some called her the scholar cause she studied Muslim religion, especially Hadith. She was also called generous as she gave up all of her money for a poor member of Abu Sufyan's family.

However, Atikah was known as she was a relative to twelve Umayyad caliphs (out of fourteen) and this enabled her to take off her Hijab in front of them, and no other known woman that had such number of mahrams (men permitted to see her hair according to muslim sharia) between caliphs.

She survived the death of her grandson Al Walid II.

Caliphs related to her

The Caliphs who were related to her are:

No. Caliph Relation
1 Muawiya I Grandfather
2 Yazid I Father
3 Muawiya II Brother
4 Marwan I Father-in-law
5 Abd al-Malik ibn Marwan Husband
6 Al-Walid II Step-sons
7 Sulayman ibn Abd al-Malik
9 Yazid II Son
10 Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik Step-son
11 Al-Walid II Grandson
12 Yazid III Step-grandsons
13 Ibrahim ibn al-Walid
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 23 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://books.google.com/books?id=jH3Qy5ii-FkC
https://archive.today/20130628101929/http://www.alssunnah.com/main/articles.aspx?selected_article_no=5467
http://www.alssunnah.com/main/articles.aspx?selected_article_no=5467
https://web.archive.org/web/20150211141641/http://encyc.reefnet.gov.sy/?page=entry&id=268522
http://encyc.reefnet.gov.sy/?page=entry&id=268522
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