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Unformatted text preview: Egger Chapter 6 Filling the Vacuum of Power, 950-1100 Terms • Buyid Sultanate o Hasan al-Askari o Ashura o Ghadir khumm o Twelver Shi’ism o Shi’ite Hamdamid confederation • Advent of the Turks o Ghaznavid state o Shah-nameh o Qara-khanids • Saljuq Invasion o Chaghri and Tughril o Qutlumish o Alp-Arslan o Turkish gazis o Battle of Manzikert o Malik-Shah Civil war after death • The Fatimid Empire o 910: seized power in Ifriqiya o Jawhar al-Rumi Former greek slave, important general whose army quelled the Berber Revolt and recaptured Sijilmasa and Fez o 1000s: controlled Libya, Egypt Palestine, upper Red Sea coast o Religious Policies Persecution of Ibadi Kharjism and Maliki hurists Observance of Ghadir al-Khumm and Ashura- adopted from the Buyids Jewish and Christian participation in government Caliph Al-Hakim violated Fatimid toleration policies • Destruction of churches and synagogues o Al-Duruz (The Druze) o Al-Aziz: peaceful relations with the Byzantines...
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course HIST 160 taught by Professor Agoston during the Spring '08 term at Georgetown.
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