Monday, 2 July 2018

279) Abd-ar-Rahman III

Abd-ar-Rahman III (889/91 – 961). Emir and Caliph of Córdoba of the Umayyad dynasty in al-Andalus.
"He had fair skin, blue eyes and reddish hair, which he used to dye black in order to look more Arabic."
http://www.spainthenandnow.com/spanish-history/10th-c-al-andalus-abd-al-rahman-iii

(Abd ar-Rahman III and his court
by Dionisio Baixeras Verdaguer)

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