APWH Notes Ch. 8 - Notes Chapter 8 P Politics I...

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Notes Chapter: 8 Shreya Maddireddy P Politics I Intellectual R Religion A Art and Architecture T Technology E Economics S Society Culture: The Ummayad Caliphate (661-750 CE) Muslim converts (10% of pop) regretted not receiving an equal status as the Arabs. Looked askance at the secular and irreligious beliefs of the caliphs. Shi’its and Kharijites attacked the Ummayad family-> rebellion In Khurusan was the last rebellion and one family member escaped to spain. The Family of Abbas (one of Muhammads uncle) controlled the rebellion -> Abbasid caliphate. Defined by ethics not religion. Caliphs were led by Sunnis. Islamic caliphs. Muslim converts (10% of pop) regretted not receiving an equal status as the Arabs. Looked askance at the secular and irreligious beliefs of the caliphs. Not much described. Muslim silver and gold coins. Silver dirhams and gold dirams. Not much described. Ruled the Damascus, army of muslim arabs. Admin practices of Sasanid and bryzantine. Muslim leaders leaked into government
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P Politics I Intellectual R Religion A Art and Architecture T Technology E Economics S Society Culture: The Abbasid Caliphate (750-1250 CE) In Khurusan was the last rebellion and one family member escaped to spain. The Family of Abbas (one of Muhammads uncle) controlled the rebellion -> Abbasid caliphate. Fell to mongol invaders. Converts=decline of empire. Communication was slow so it took much time for Baghdad to know there were revolts. Admins struggled to centralize taxes and make sure provincial governor sent right mone y to cap. The Islamic community became adamant on taking more land. Other states cut money flow to Baghdad and increased local prosperity. The caliphate became paranoid of general and troops. They purchased Turkic
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This note was uploaded on 12/15/2009 for the course SOCIAL STU 129348437 taught by Professor Phalange during the Spring '09 term at Aberystwyth University.

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