Umayyad

  • (noun): The first dynasty of Arab caliphs whose capital was Damascus.
    Synonyms: Ommiad, Omayyad

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List Of Muslim Empires And Dynasties - Caliphates
... The Rashidun Caliphate (632–661) The Umayyad Caliphate (661–750) - Successor of the Rashidun Caliphate The Umayyad Caliphate of Cordoba in Islamic Spain (756–929–1 ...
Shia View Of Umar
... Shia believe that the Sunni view of Umar is an inaccurate one, created by the later Umayyad dynasty to honour the man that gave power to the first Umayyad ruler and third Sunni Caliph, Uthman ... Shia believe that the Umayyad view was propagated with lethal force and heavy duress and as time went on, that view became predominant and eventually taken as truth, cemented by the works of Bukhari ...
Arabic Architecture - History - Umayyad Caliphate
... Umayyad Empire (661–750), in the Umayyad era many new elements were included to the Islamic architecture Minarates, Arabisque, Mosaic, Luxury palaces ...
Muawiya (name)
... First Umayyad Khalifah while some consider it to be used for strength of the arm ... People named Muawiya include Muawiyah I, first Umayyad Caliph (r. 661–680) Muawiya II, third Umayyad Caliph (r ...
Flora Of Gibraltar - Etymology
... Gibraltar, which in turn was named after the Umayyad general Tariq ibn-Ziyad who led the initial incursion into Iberia in advance of the main Umayyad force in 711 under ...