Nūr al-Dīn Maḥmūd b. Zenkī (Alternate transliteration)
Nūr al-Dīn Maḥmūd b. Zangī (Alternate transliteration)
Nūr al-Dīn Maḥmūd b. Zengī (Alternate transliteration)
الملك العادل (Alternate)
al-Malik al-'Ādil (Transliterated)
ابو القاسم (Alternate)
Abu al-Qasim (Transliterated)
نور الدين ابو القاسم محمود بن زنكي (Alternate)
Nūr al-Dīn Abū al-Qāsim Maḥmūd ibn Zankī (Transliterated)
Nur al-Din Abu Qasim Mahmud ibn 'Imad al-Din Zangi. Muslim ruler in Syria and northern Iraq and successor to the patriarch of the Zangid or Zankid dynasty, 'Imad al-Din Zangi, known for his efforts against the Crusaders in Syria. He came to power in 1146/541 AH upon the death of his father and died in 1174/569. He is known as the patron of numerous monuments in Damascus, Aleppo and Mosul.
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