Definition of Kalifate
1. califate [n -S] - See also: califate
Lexicographical Neighbors of Kalifate
Literary usage of Kalifate
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Short History of the Near East: From the Founding of Constantinople (330 A by William Stearns Davis (1922)
"The days of the "Republic," as the primitive, austere, elective kalifate has been styled, were running out; ..."
2. Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom by Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) (1905)
"In this reign Syria and Egypt both revolted, and were lost to the kalifate, though still under Moslem independent rulers. After Ali and his son Hasan (the ..."
3. Institutes of Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern: In Four Books by Johann Lorenz Mosheim, James Murdock (1847)
"After his death in 634, Omar held the kalifate till 644; then Othman till 655 ; then All, the son-in-law of Mohammed, till 661. These all reigned at Medina. ..."
4. Institutes of Ecclesiastical History: Ancient and Modern ... Much Corrected by Johann Lorenz Mosheim, James Murdock (1871)
"After his death in 634, Omar held the kalifate till 644 ; then Ot/iman till 655 ; then Alt, the son-in-law of Mohammed, till 661. ..."