Group 7: Regalia

Regalia: tiraz among the privileges of the ruler
As in other medieval societies, there were rights that belonged to the caliph exclusively; being mentioned in the sermon when the Muslim community gathered on Fridays was one of them. It expressed the recognition of the named person as sovereign. Hence, a change in power – whether by regular succession, conquest, or usurpation – would be first announced at this occasion.          


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Authored by: Noman Siddiqui