- Taj al-Daula
Taj al-Daula was the
Buyidruler of Khuzestanduring the 980s. He was the son of 'Adud al-Daula.
Following 'Adud al-Daula's death in
983, his possessions were divided between his sons. Samsam al-Daula, who was the presumed successor of 'Adud al-Daula, took power, but Sharaf al-Daulatook advantage of his position in Kermanto invade Fars. This invasion provided Taj al-Daula with the opportunity to set up his rule in Ahvaz.
Taj al-Daula, as well as another brother,
Diya' al-Daula, who controlled Basra, eventually decided to acknowledge the authority of Fakhr al-Daula, who ruled in Jibal. This was done in an attempt to protect themselves from the conflict between Samsam al-Daula and Sharaf al-Daula. Nevertheless, after a few years Sharaf al-Daula invaded and occupied Khuzestan and Basra, causing the two princes to flee to Fakhr al-Daula's territory. There they found refuge in Ray. Neither of the two brothers managed to found any lasting line; consequently their role in Buyid politics was short.
* R. N. Frye (1975). "The Cambridge History of Iran, Volume Four: From the Arab Invasion to the Saljuqs". ISBN 0-521-20093-8
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