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Turkish and Islamic Museum 0833.jpg

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Abbasidic, Samara, from Yalsac Palace.

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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