|Parent house||Kingdom of Tlemcen|
|Founder||Yaghmurasen Ibn Zyan|
|Final ruler||Hassan ibn Abdallah II|
|Titles||Sultan of Tlemcen|
Zayyanids (Arabic: زيانيون, Ziyānyūn) or Abd al-Wadids (Arabic: بنو عبد الواد), or Banu Zayan, is the name of a 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 Abdalwadid.
References[change | change source]
- Chapan Metz, Helen. "Zayanids". Algeria: A Country Study. Washington: GPO for the Library of Congress. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
- Phillip Chiviges Naylor, North Africa: a history from antiquity to the present, (University of Texas Press, 2009), 98.