We drive through until we reach the arch, where some khalif of the Omayiahs used to take the air.
Amrou, therefore, sent to the khalif to ascertain his pleasure.
All the brothers and other members of the khalif's family are accustomed to kiss his garments.
The Christians ceased to have power there when the khalif Omar in 637 captured it.
At the conclusion of it those present kissed his hand and reverently touched with their forehead the hand-writing of the khalif.
But the Great khalif had not left the country unprovided with a leader.
The khalif Abdelmelek, having recalled Moussa, questioned him about the different peoples with which he had been concerned.
Speaking of Omar, the second khalif of that name, Isidore, sec.
He sent to the khalif Alkader, requesting a title suited to his exalted dignity.
The khalif is an excellent man, trustworthy and kind-hearted towards every one, but generally invisible to the Mohammedans.
late 14c., from Old French caliphe (12c., also algalife), from Medieval Latin califa, from Arabic khalifa "successor," originally Abu-Bakr, who succeeded Muhammad in the role of leader of the faithful after the prophet's death.