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  • proper noun Plural form of Abbasside.

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Examples

  • Abbas, the first of the Abbassides, is dated A.H. 132 Cardonne,

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • The caliph Almamon might proudly assert, that it was easier for him to rule the East and the West, than to manage a chess-board of two feet square: 102 yet I suspect that in both those games he was guilty of many fatal mistakes; and I perceive, that in the distant provinces the authority of the first and most powerful of the Abbassides was already impaired.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • a votary, the other an antagonist, of Ali; and the Abbassides were awakened by the clamorous grief of the sectaries, who denied their title, and cursed their progenitors.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • With him commenced the dynasty of the Abbassides, so celebrated in the East for their love of science and their connexion with the names of Haroun Al

    History of the Moors of Spain

  • Almansor, the second of the dynasty of the Abbassides, whose reign commenced A.D. 754, and lasted twenty-one years, was among the first of the Arab princes to foster learning and the arts.

    History of the Moors of Spain

  • Ali, who established a new dynasty (750), known as that of the Abbassides, so called from Abbas, an uncle of Mohammed.

    General History for Colleges and High Schools

  • {51} These events, from the founding of the dynasty of the Abbassides, have been anticipated in point of time in the relation, because henceforth the history of Spain is no longer intermingled with that of the East.

    History of the Moors of Spain

  • [6] It was under the government of the Abbassides that the empire of the

    History of the Moors of Spain

  • Joseph had recognised the authority of the Abbassides, had no sooner learned that there existed in Egypt a scion of the illustrious family to which they still retained their attachment, than they secretly sent deputies to offer him their crown.

    History of the Moors of Spain

  • The contemporary Greek emperor, Constantine XI., wishing to oppose an enemy capable of resisting their power, to the Abbassides of Bagdad, sent ambassadors to Cordova to form an alliance with Abderamus.

    History of the Moors of Spain

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