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Subject: Idris al-Ma'mun, Almohad Caliphate, Abd al-Wahid II, Abu Hafs Umar al-Murtada, History of Islam
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Abu al-Hasan as-Said al-Mutadid

Abu al-Hasan as-Said al-Mutadid
Caliph of Morocco
Reign 1242-1248
Predecessor Abd al-Wahid II
Successor Abu Hafs Umar al-Murtada
Died 1248
Father Idris al-Ma'mun
Religion Islam

Abu al-Hasan as-Said al-Mutadid (Arabic: الحسن المعتضد بالله السعيد بن المأمون‎; abū al-ḥasan al-mu`taḍid bi-llah as-sa`īd ben al-mā'mūn; died 1248) was an Almohad caliph who reigned in Morocco from 1242 until his death. He was a son of Idris al-Ma'mun.

He succeeded his brother Abd al-Wahid II in a period in which the Almohads controlled only parts of Morocco. During his reign, the Hafsids of Tunis extended their rule to Algeria and Tlemcen, while the Marinids conquered Meknes. As-Said was able to obtain a contingent from the Marinids to fight the Hafsids, but was killed in an ambush.

The Marinids then took the opportunity to conquer Fes, reducing the Almohads’ effective control to the [[

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