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Mahmud of Ghazni

November 14, 2010

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Mahmud of Ghazni, who created a vast empire in the 10th and 11th centuries in present-day Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and parts of India, made his beloved former slave Malik Ayaz the King of Lahore.

Abd-ar-Rahman III

October 20, 2010

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Abd-ar-Rahman III, the Emir and Caliph of Córdoba from 929 to 961 and Defender of the Faith, kept two harems: one of women and one of men.