Abbasid Caliphate

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Abbasid Caliphate
الخلافة العباسية
750–1258
1261–1517
(unner the Mamluk Sultanate o Cairo)
Banner o Abbasids
The Black Banner o the Abbasids.[1]
Abbasid Caliphate at its greatest extent, c. 850.
Abbasid Caliphate at its greatest extent, c. 850.
Caipital Kufa
(750–762)
Baghdad
(762–796, 809–836, 892–1258)
Ar-Raqqah
(796–809)
Samarra
(836–892)
Cairo
(1261–1517)
Common leids Offeecial leid:
Arabic
Regional leids:
Oghuz Turkic
Aramaic, Armenian, Berber, Coptic, Georgian, Greek, Kurdish, Persie, Prakrit
Releegion Sunni Islam
Govrenment Caliphate
Caliph  
• 750–754
As-Saffah (first)
• 1242–1258
Al-Musta'sim (last) (caliph in Baghdad)
• 1508–1517
al-Mutawakkil III(last) (caliph in cairo)
History  
• Established
750
• Disestablished
1517
Currency Dinar (gowd coin)
Dirham (siller coin)
Fals (copper coin)
Precedit bi
Succeedit bi
Umayyad Caliphate
Mongol Empire
Fatimid Islamic Caliphate
Mamluk Sultanate (Cairo)
Saffarid dynasty
The day pairt o

The Abbasid Caliphate (Arabic: الخلافة العباسيةal-Khilāfah al-‘Abbāsīyah) wis the third o the Islamic caliphates tae succeed the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Akhtar, Muhammad Wajid. "Ten Things You Didn't Know About The Kaaba". MuslimMatters.org. Muslim Matters. Retrieved 1 August 2015.