Definition of Khalifas
1. khalifa [n] - See also: khalifa
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Khalifas Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Khalifas
Literary usage of Khalifas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Oriental Biographical Dictionary: Founded on Materials Collected by the by Thomas William Beale, Henry George Keene (1881)
"Khalif or khalifas, *^Ч^-, of the house of Muhammad, see Abu Bakr Siddik. ... There were in all 56 khalifas, 4 of whom were of the house of the prophet, ..."
2. Fire and Sword in the Sudan: A Personal Narrative of Fighting and Serving by Rudolf Carl Slatin (1896)
"... Failure to seize Mohammed Ahmed on Abba Island — The Mahdi's Hejira to Jebel Gedir — He nominates his khalifas —The Defeat of Rashed Bey and Yusef Pasha ..."
3. Fire and Sword in the Sudan: A Personal Narrative of Fighting and Serving by Rudolf Carl Slatin (1896)
"... Divine Mission — The Failure to seize Mohammed Ahmed on Abba Island — The Mahdi's Hejira to Jebel Gedir—He nominates his khalifas — The Defeat of Rashed ..."
4. Islam and the Oriental Churches: Their Historical Relations : Students by William Ambrose Shedd (1904)
"... maintenance of the status quo, Christianity under the khalifas, conditions under the Mongols, fanatical reaction. The effect on the churches. ..."
5. Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp, 1882-1892: From the Original by Joseph Ohrwalder, Francis Reginald Wingate (1893)
"The rise of the Mahdi—Early successes—Personal appearance— His khalifas described — Military organization — Makes new laws —He summons El Obeid to surrender ..."
6. Mahdiism and the Egyptian Sudan: Being an Account of the Rise and Progress by Francis Reginald Wingate (1891)
"But when certain of the governors of the provinces went as far as to almost declare themselves independent, the khalifas determined to at least preserve ..."