From that time forward the Abbasid caliphs became the maintainers of orthodox Islam, just as the Omayyads had been.
This was especially true of the Abbasid dynasty, who came into power in 750.
Nicholson and others regard the Abbasid period as the great era of Arabic poets.
The ruling dynasty of Julanda in their capital Suhar lasted on till the Abbasid period.
On the other side of the shrunken Abbasid domain there was also a Shiite kingdom in Persia.
This Mahommed, the father of the two first Abbasid caliphs, was a man of unusual ability and great ambition.
Of the Abbasid monarchs after Abul Abbas we need tell little here.
With the decay of the power of the Abbasid caliphate its importance declined.
With the establishment of the Abbasid dynasty, a new epoch in Arabian poetry began.