Berber dynasty that ruled Kingdom of Tlemcen
Zayyanids (Arabic: زيانيون, Ziyānyūn) or Abd al-Wadids (Arabic: بنو عبد الواد), or Banu Zayan, is the name of an Islamic Berber Zenata dynasty in North Africa. The Zayyanids, whose capital was Tlemcen(in modern day Algeria) existed from 1235 to 1556. They were also known as Abdelwadid.
|Parent house||Kingdom of Tlemcen|
|Founder||Yaghmurasen Ibn Zyan|
|Final ruler||Hassan ibn Abdallah II|
|Titles||Sultan of Tlemcen|
- ↑ Chapan Metz, Helen. "Zayanids". Algeria: A Country Study. Washington: GPO for the Library of Congress. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Phillip Chiviges Naylor, North Africa: a history from antiquity to the present, (University of Texas Press, 2009), 98.