Ikhshidid Dynasty

935 AD
/
969 AD

The Ikhshidid dynasty (323-358 A.H/ 935-969 A.D) was founded by Mohammad Ibn Tughj Al-Ikhshidy, who was given the title of Ikhshid by Abbasid Caliph Al-Rady Bellah, which means king of the kings in Ferghana Language. The Ikhshidid dynasty stayed/ remained in Egypt for about 35 years, during his second reign period in Egypt by the order of the Abbasid Caliph Al-Rady Bellah, Mohammad Ibn Toghj Al-Ikhshidy ruled Egypt independently. 

The Ikhshidid period witnessed cultural progress in many social, culture, and economic aspects as a result of the political independence of Egypt from the Abbasid Caliphate as it could use all its resources.

Ikhshidid Dynasty