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Turkish and Islamic Museum 0832.jpg
15-MAR-2006

Turkish and Islamic Museum 0832.jpg

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Abbasidic, Samara, 9th century.

Abbasid (Enc. Britt.): 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 Abbāsid caliphate until destroyed by the Mongol invasion in 1258.

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