Imperial Retraction and the third fitna Kennedy pp 97 106 Lapidus pp 64 67

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10. Imperial Retraction and the third fitnaKennedy, pp. 97-106 Lapidus, pp. 64-67 Things to consider:How would you explain the fall of the Marwānīdynasty, and what significance does it have for early Islamic history? ā n
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Marw ā n II - last Marw ā n ī caliph, 744-50 Ab ū Muslim - Persian agent of the `Abb ā s ī s in Khur ā s ā n Ab ū l-`Abb ā s as-Saff ā h - the first `Abb ā s ī caliph, 749-54 Additional resources: K. Y. Blankinship, The End of the Jihad State: The Reign of Hisham Ibn Abd al-Malik and the Collapse of the Umayyads F. Gabrieli, “Al-Walid b. Yazid, il Califfo e il poeta,” Revista degli studi Orientali 15 (1935) , “Il califfato de Hisham,” Memoirs de la Societe Archeo- logique d’Alexandrie 7 (1935) C. Cahen, “Points de vue sur la Révolution Abbaside,” Revue Historique 230 (1936), pp. 293-338 M. A. Shaban, The `Abbasid Revolution M. Sharon, Black Banners from the East , Revolt: The Social and Military Aspects of the `Abbasid Revolution -27-
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11. The Islamic Empire in the late 2nd/8thcentury Kennedy, pp. 107-128 Lapidus, pp. 74-84 Things to consider:In what ways did the `Abbāsīdynasty break radically with the practices and institutions of the Marwānīs? What Marwānīinstitutions were kept by the early `Abbāsīs? How did the way they had come to power create problems for the early `Abbāsīs? Do you think the change of dynasty in 750 brought any real improvement for the people of the Islamic empire, and, if so, for whom? r d
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Ib āḍī /Sufr ī - Kh ā rij ī sects that established states in North Africa amza ibn dharak (d. 828) - leader of Kh ā rij ī revolt in S ī st ā n against administrative exploitation Mu ammad the Pure Soul (d. 762) - Sh ī ` ī rebel at Mad ī na Ja`far a - Ṣā diq (d. 765) - great-grandson of al- usayn ibn `Al ī , later regarded as the sixth Im ā m Fakhkh - location of the massacre of `Al ī ’s descendents near Makka In 786 Idr ī s - brother of Mu ammad the Pure Soul, founder of `Alaw ī state in Morocco Ar-Rash ī d - `Abb ā s ī caliph, 786-809, who persecuted descendents of `Al ī M ū s ā ibn Ja`far (d. 799) - son of Ja`far a - Ṣā diq, later regarded as the seventh Im ā m by the Twelver Sh ī `a Mu ammad ibn Ism ā ` ī l - grandson of J`far a - adiq, organized the Ism ā ` ī l ī movement as a secret sect with revolutionary propa- ganda and was recognized by his followers as the seventh Im ā m -29-
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Additional resources: N. Abbott, Two Queens of Baghdad L. Bouvat, Les Barmécides E. Brooks, “Byzantines and Arabs in the time of the Early Abbasides,”
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