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Message from governor of Khurasan, Nasr b. Sayyar, to last Umayyad Caliph Marwan (750): “I see in the ashes the glimmer of burning coal, And I fear its flaring into flames. Fire needs only two twigs to kindle And war is preceded but by the exchange of words. In wonder I say, Oh that I could know, Are they awake, the Umayyads all Or perchance, sunk in slumber deep. If slumbering they are, of carelessness, Then say, ‘Arise! Awake! The time of soberness has arrived.’ The man on the spot Sees what the absent one cannot.” -from Moshe Sharon, Black Banners from the East
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STAGES of the ABBASID Movement: DA`WA “the call” evinces Muhammad’s call to prophethood also, the call to adopt the cause of a claimant to rule “the chosen one of family of Muhammad” DAWLA “to turn” the turning of the wheel of fate return to pure era of Muhammad Armed rebellion
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WHY KHURASAN? `Umari > Haytham b. `Adi > the latter’s father:
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