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So I was transcribing some out of Lexicon Universale for Vicifons the other day.  Usually I don’t pay much attention to what I’m copying, but this entry in particular had me looking for a bit:

IBNALACH, Saracenorum Rex, Hispaniam obtinuit, A. C. 777.

Ibnalach, King of the Saracens, acquired Spain in 777 A. D.

Now, near as I can tell, nobody won Spain in 777, and I can’t quite make out who Ibnalach is supposed to be.   Clearly it’s a name in ibn al-, but which?   I’ve taken the assumption that it might be an ibn al-Hakam, but that’s just a guess, and Google isn’t helping.

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