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Abbasid Empire


Abassid Dynasty


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Abbasid Empire

ʿAbbāsid Dynasty,  second of the two great dynasties of the Muslim Empire of the Caliphate. It overthrew the Umayyad caliphate in AD 750 and reigned as the ʿAbbāsid caliphate until destroyed by the Mongol invasion in 1258.


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