Aghlabids

The Aghlabids (Arabic: الأغالبة) were an Arab[6] dynasty of emirs from the Najdi tribe of Banu Tamim,[7] who ruled Ifriqiya and parts of Southern Italy, nominally on behalf of the Abbasid Caliph, for about a century, until overthrown by the new power of the Fatimids.

Aghlabid dynasty of Abbasid Caliphate
Banū al-Aghlab (بنو الأغلب)
800–909
StatusSemi-independent emirate, nominally vassal or subject of the Abbasid, but de facto independent since 801.[1][2][3]
CapitalKairouan
Common languagesArabic[4]
Religion
Sunni Islam (Hanafi, Mu'tazila)
GovernmentEmirate
Emir 
 800–812
Ibrahim I ibn al-Aghlab ibn Salim
 903–909
Abu Mudhar Ziyadat Allah III ibn Abdallah
History 
 Established
800
 Overthrown by the Fatimids
909
 Disestablished
909
CurrencyAghlabid Dinar[5]
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Abbasid Caliphate
Fatimid Caliphate