The Abbasid Caliphate was the third of the Islamic caliphates. It was ruled by the Abbasid dynasty of caliphs, who built their capital in Baghdad after overthrowing the Umayyad caliphate from all but the al-Andalus region. Approx 6th - 8th century. AD

The Abbasid Caliphate was the third of the Islamic caliphates. It was ruled by the Abbasid dynasty of caliphs, who built their capital in Baghdad after overthrowing the Umayyad caliphate from all but the al-Andalus region. Approx 6th - 8th century. AD

warriors of the Abbasid Caliphate

warriors of the Abbasid Caliphate

The Abbasid Caliph giving orders to a warlord, Jerusalem

The Abbasid Caliph giving orders to a warlord, Jerusalem

'Abbasid Caliphal Armies:   1: Senior Amir, mid-9th to mid-10th centuries;  2: Armoured Ghulam cavalryman, mid-9th to mid-10th centuries;  3: Persian Infantry Guardsman, mid-9th to mid-10th centuries

'Abbasid Caliphal Armies: 1: Senior Amir, mid-9th to mid-10th centuries; 2: Armoured Ghulam cavalryman, mid-9th to mid-10th centuries; 3: Persian Infantry Guardsman, mid-9th to mid-10th centuries

Haroon al-Rasheed was Abbasid Caliph who sent a reply to the Byzantine emperor Nikephoros I who refused to pay tribute that said "In the name of God the most merciful, From Amir al-Mu'minin Haroon al-Rasheed, commander of the faithful, to Nikephoros, dog of the Romans. Thou shalt not hear, thou shalt behold my reply". After campaigns in Asia Minor, Nikephoros was forced to conclude a treaty, with humiliating terms

Haroon al-Rasheed was Abbasid Caliph who sent a reply to the Byzantine emperor Nikephoros I who refused to pay tribute that said "In the name of God the most merciful, From Amir al-Mu'minin Haroon al-Rasheed, commander of the faithful, to Nikephoros, dog of the Romans. Thou shalt not hear, thou shalt behold my reply". After campaigns in Asia Minor, Nikephoros was forced to conclude a treaty, with humiliating terms

Genghis Khan And The Abbasid Caliph Al-Musta'sim | Shaykh Zahir Mahmood

Genghis Khan And The Abbasid Caliph Al-Musta'sim | Shaykh Zahir Mahmood

9th century Arab Caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate with his bodyguard.

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9th century Arab Caliph of the Abbasid Caliphate with his bodyguard.

Spain / Battles, Knights.. - After the Umayyad conquest of Hispania in 711–718, the Iberian Peninsula was established as a province under the Umayyad Caliphate. The rulers of this province established their capital in Córdoba and received from the Caliph of Damascus the title of wali or emir. In 756, Abd al-Rahman I, a prince of the deposed Umayyad royal family, refused to recognize the authority of the Abbasid Caliphate and became an independent emir of Córdoba.

Spain / Battles, Knights.. - After the Umayyad conquest of Hispania in 711–718, the Iberian Peninsula was established as a province under the Umayyad Caliphate. The rulers of this province established their capital in Córdoba and received from the Caliph of Damascus the title of wali or emir. In 756, Abd al-Rahman I, a prince of the deposed Umayyad royal family, refused to recognize the authority of the Abbasid Caliphate and became an independent emir of Córdoba.

ISLAMIC COINS. Abbasid Caliphate AE Fals. RARE!, - http://coins.goshoppins.com/medieval-coins/islamic-coins-abbasid-caliphate-ae-fals-rare/

ISLAMIC COINS. Abbasid Caliphate AE Fals. RARE!, - http://coins.goshoppins.com/medieval-coins/islamic-coins-abbasid-caliphate-ae-fals-rare/

The first nucleus of the city of Baghdad was the “Round City” (Madinat al-Salam) founded by the Abbasid caliph al- Mansur in 762 AD and completed in 766 AD on the west bank of the Tigris in a strategic location in the middle of Mesopotamia.

The Round City of Baghdad

The first nucleus of the city of Baghdad was the “Round City” (Madinat al-Salam) founded by the Abbasid caliph al- Mansur in 762 AD and completed in 766 AD on the west bank of the Tigris in a strategic location in the middle of Mesopotamia.

alyibnawi:    علي بابا داخل الكهف السري، أحد قصص الأدب العباسي؛ بريشة ماكسفيرد باريش عام1909  .    Ali Baba inside his secret cave, a marvelous tale in the Abbasid era, drawn by Maxford Parish in 1909

alyibnawi: علي بابا داخل الكهف السري، أحد قصص الأدب العباسي؛ بريشة ماكسفيرد باريش عام1909 . Ali Baba inside his secret cave, a marvelous tale in the Abbasid era, drawn by Maxford Parish in 1909

Medieval Islamic Abbasid Caliphate Gold Dinar Coin of Harun Al Rashid - 801 AD - http://coins.goshoppins.com/medieval-coins/medieval-islamic-abbasid-caliphate-gold-dinar-coin-of-harun-al-rashid-801-ad/

Medieval Islamic Abbasid Caliphate Gold Dinar Coin of Harun Al Rashid - 801 AD - http://coins.goshoppins.com/medieval-coins/medieval-islamic-abbasid-caliphate-gold-dinar-coin-of-harun-al-rashid-801-ad/

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