Definitions

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  • proper noun Alternative spelling of Abbasid.

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Examples

  • Ironically, though Jazeera was the birthplace of the Caliphate, within a few short years, the first dynasty of Arab caliphs, the Umayyads, moved the capital to Damascus, in 667, and the Abbassid dynasty moved it to Baghdad in 750.

    The Coming Revolution

  • Inside his tiny apartment, bold cobalt and russet oil paintings of Iraqi street life blot out London's gray skies: Baghdad bazaars, an Abbassid mosque, a coffeehouse where a mullah, a decorated soldier and a wealthy merchant sip tea, staring down the viewer with surly hauteur.

    Longing To Return

  • But I have acquainted myself with the fundamentals of Islam–the history of the Umayyad and Abbassid dynasties, and the more recent history of the faith.

    Smacking Around the Bigots, the Jeffersonian Way « Whatever

  • But I have acquainted myself with the fundamentals of Islam–the history of the Umayyad and Abbassid dynasties, and the more recent history of the faith.

    Smacking Around the Bigots, the Jeffersonian Way « Whatever

  • George Dimitri Sawa, Music Performance Practice in Early Abbassid Era 132-320 A.H.

    Scheherazade Goes West

  • "monarchy" in opposition to a religious caliphate, as expressed both by the dicta of tradition and by the Abbassid historians, was inspired, in my opinion, by Christian dislike of a divorce between

    Christianity and Islam

  • Abbassid Caliphate of Islam), white (the Ummayyad Caliphate of

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Jordan: three equal horizontal bands of black (top, the Abbassid

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

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