Banu Salama

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Banu Salama (Arabic: بني سلمة‎) Tudjibid (or perhaps Banu Qasi) family that governed the regions of Huesca and Barbitanya (Barbastro) in the Upper March of Al-Andalus c. 780-800. In 800, Bahlul Ibn Marzuq rebelled in Zaragoza, taking the region and deposing the Banu Salama. Instrumental to their removal was the popular support garnered by Ibn Marzuq after public backing by theologian Ibn al-Mughallis.[1][2]


  1. ^ Monique Bernards and John Nawas, Patronate And Patronage in Early And Classical Islam, pg. 235.Leiden: Brill Publishers, 2005.
  2. ^ Göran Larsson, Ibn García's Shuʻūbiyya Letter: Ethnic and Theological Tensions in Medieval al-Andalus, pgs. 77-78. Leiden: Brill Publishers, 2003. ISBN 9004127402