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Origin of Abbasid
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Example sentences from the Web for Abbasid
This was especially true of the Abbasid dynasty, who came into power in 750.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
With the establishment of the Abbasid dynasty, a new epoch in Arabian poetry began.
This Mahommed, the father of the two first Abbasid caliphs, was a man of unusual ability and great ambition.
With the decay of the power of the Abbasid caliphate its importance declined.
Nicholson and others regard the Abbasid period as the great era of Arabic poets.The Literature of Ecstasy|Albert Mordell
British Dictionary definitions for Abbasid
- any caliph of the dynasty that ruled the Muslim empire from Baghdad (750–1258) and claimed descent from Abbas, uncle of Mohammed
- (as modifier)the Abbasid dynasty