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  • noun Plural form of Abbasid.

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Examples

  • The way everyone was constantly breaking into poetry, or relating the same stories they had been telling since before the Abbasids.

    Day of Honey

  • The Greeks certainly provide the thread for the story, but from such thread the Ummayyads and Abbasids wove their own astonishing fabric of discovery and enlightenment.

    Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science by Jim al-Khalili – review

  • The Abbasids went the way of all empires in 1258, when the Mongol chieftain Hulagu, the grandson of Genghis Khan, sacked Baghdad.

    Day of Honey

  • The Abbasids transformed the banquet from a display of raw power into an elite salon.

    Day of Honey

  • To the Abbasids, whose scribes translated Greek and Persian texts, cuisine was a science—a branch of medicine as well as an art.

    Day of Honey

  • The way everyone was constantly breaking into poetry, or relating the same stories they had been telling since before the Abbasids.

    Day of Honey

  • To the Abbasids, whose scribes translated Greek and Persian texts, cuisine was a science—a branch of medicine as well as an art.

    Day of Honey

  • The Abbasids transformed the banquet from a display of raw power into an elite salon.

    Day of Honey

  • The Abbasids went the way of all empires in 1258, when the Mongol chieftain Hulagu, the grandson of Genghis Khan, sacked Baghdad.

    Day of Honey

  • During the first 15 seconds -- the film's prologue -- a map portending to show the expanse of the Persian Empire 2500 years ago shows the region east of the Arabian Peninsula as falling under the control of the Abbasids.

    Firas Al-Atraqchi: Prince of Persia Slaughters Historical Accuracy

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