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The constructive genius in this was Moawiya, the first Omayyad caliph.
By a trick ‛Ali was deposed , and the Omayyad dynasty was established with its capital at Damascus.
From this point onward the glory of the Omayyad line decays.
For a time, after the death of Ali, the Omayyad family was in the ascendant, and for nearly a century they gave rulers to Islam.
In 749 they accomplished a carefully prepared revolution, and the last of the Omayyad Caliphs was hunted down and slain in Egypt.