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Definition of the noun Abbasid

What does Abbasid mean as a name of something?

proper noun

  1. the dynastic name of the caliphs of Baghdad

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Abbasid is an architectural style.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Islam (2009)

by Juan Eduardo Campo

The Abbasid Caliphate was a long-lived Sunni dynasty that ruled the Islamicate empire for five centuries and set the standard for Muslim rulers who came later. It took power in a tremendous revolution in 750 that ended the ...

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 previewWar and Religion: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict [3 volumes] (2017)

by Jeffrey M. Shaw Ph.D., Timothy J. Demy Ph.D.

During the Muslim Abbasid revolution, the Battle of Zab was a pivotal encounter at the Zab River between the Umayyad army, led by Marwan II, and the Abbasids in 750 CE with the latter faction emerging victorious. With the Umayyad army ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Libya (2014)

by Ronald Bruce St John

ABBASID DYNASTY (750–1258). Founded by Abbas, a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad's uncle, the Abbasid dynasty was a successor to the Umayyad dynasty. The Abbasid coalition, which consisted of Shiite, mawali (or non-Arab ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Gulf Arab States (2007)

by Malcolm C. Peck

The Abbasid dynasty, established A.D. 750, succeeded the Umayyads, rulers of the first Arab-Islamic empire. The imperial capital was moved from Damascus to Baghdad, located strategically with reference to land and sea communications ...

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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Scrabble value of A1B3B3A1S1I1D2

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