Origin of Fatimid
Examples from the Web for fatimid
The Muslim Brotherhood declared against Tahrir and set up its own protest, at the Azhar, the seat of Sunni Islam in Fatimid Cairo.Ahdaf Soueif’s Cairo: Remembering A City Wracked By The Arab Spring|Ahdaf Soueif|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After these two great rulers the Fatimid caliphate subsisted for nearly two centuries by no virtue or energy of its own.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI.|Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
British Dictionary definitions for fatimid
Word Origin and History for fatimid
Arab dynasty that ruled 908-1171 in North Africa and sometimes Egypt and Syria, from Fatima, daughter of Muhammad by his first wife, Khadija; Fatima married Ali, and from them the dynasty claimed descent.