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Definition of the noun Abbasid

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proper noun

  1. the dynastic name of the caliphs of Baghdad


Abbasid is an architectural style.

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Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Islam (2003)

by Cyril Glassé, Huston Smith

It is possible that the Ottoman claim to the title of Caliph by cession from the last ' Abbasid is a political fiction invented some time during the last three hundred years. (See OTTOMANS.) There are HadTth which can be interpreted to mean that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Trade (2015)

From Ancient Times to the Present by Cynthia Clark Northrup, Jerry H. Bentley, Alfred E. Eckes, Jr, Patrick Manning, Kenneth Pomeranz, Steven Topik

the Abbasid caliphate claimed political authority over an area stretching from the Nile to the Oxus River. Its commercial influence, however, extended far beyond its political boundaries and made a ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Syria (2013)

by David Commins, David W. Lesch

ABBASID DYNASTY. The greatest of the classical Islamic dynasties, the Abbasids overthrew the Umayyad dynasty and held the caliphate from 750 to 1258. Upon coming to power, they moved the political center of early Islamic civilization ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia of World Religions (2007)

by Richard Wolff

THE ABBASID DYNASTY The Abbasid dynasty, named after Abbas, an uncle of Muhammed, lasted from 750 till 1258. In 763 the capital of the empire was moved to Baghdad, which became the largest city in the world outside of China.

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Large Pot, Abbasid Period

The Abbasid Caliphate lasted, with various ups and downs, from 750 to 1258.

In the collection of the Dubai Museum.

Photo credit: A.Davey

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Small photo of Exterior view to Al-Ukhaidir Fortress aka Abbasid palace of Ukhaider near Karbala, Iraq More...

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Scrabble value of A1B3B3A1S1I1D2

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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