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The Arab Empire at its greatest extent
The Arab Empire at its greatest extent

The Arab Empire usually refers to the following Caliphates: Image File history File links Age_of_Caliphs. ... Image File history File links Age_of_Caliphs. ... The Caliphate (Arabic خلافة) is the theoretical federal government that would govern the Islamic world under Islamic law, ruled by a Caliph as head of state. ...

  • Rashidun Caliphate (632 - 661)
  • Umayyad Caliphate (661 - 750) - Successor of the Rashidun Caliphate
    • Umayyad Emirate in Islamic Spain (750 - 929)
    • Umayyad Caliphate of C√≥rdoba in Islamic Spain (929 - 1031)
  • Abbasid Caliphate (750-1258) - Successor of the Umayyad Caliphate
  • Fatmide Caliphate (910 - 1171)

The Rightly Guided Caliphs or The Righteous Caliphs ( transliteration: ) is a term used in both Sunni and Shia Islam to refer to the rightly guided Caliphs prophesised in the famous tradition, Hold firmly to my example (sunnah) and that of the Rightly Guided Caliphs (Ibn Majah, Abu Dawood). ... The Courtyard of the Umayyad Mosque in Damascus, one of the grandest architectural legacies of the Umayyads. ... Al-Andalus is the Arabic name given the Iberian Peninsula by its Muslim conquerors; it refers to both the Caliphate proper and the general period of Muslim rule (711–1492). ... The interior of the Great Mosque in Córdoba, now a Christian cathedral. ... Abbasid (Arabic: العبّاسيّون, AbbāsÄ«yÅ«n) is the dynastic name generally given to the caliph of Baghdad, the second of the two great Sunni dynasties of the Arab Empire, that overthrew the Umayyad caliphs from all but Spain. ... The Fatimids, Fatimid Caliphate or al-FātimiyyÅ«n (Arabic الفاطميون) is the Shia dynasty that ruled over varying areas of the Maghreb, Egypt, and the Levant from 5 January 910 to 1171. ...

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pooop on me Age of the Caliphs The initial Muslim conquests (632-732) began after the death of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, and were marked by a century of rapid Arab expansion beyond the Arabian peninsula under the Rashidun and Umayyad caliphs, ending with the Battle of Tours— resulting in a vast Muslim... Template:Islamic Empire infobox The Ottoman Empire (1299 - 29 October 1923) (Ottoman Turkish: Devlet-i Aliye-yi Osmaniyye; literally, The Sublime Ottoman State, modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu), is also known in the West as the Turkish Empire. ... Muslim history began in Arabia with Muhammads first purported visions in the 7th century. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

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This made it one of the largest empires in the history of West Eurasia, extending its entire breadth.
As the Ottoman Empire grew in size and strength, Ottoman rulers beginning with Mehmed II began to claim caliphal authority.
Their claim was strengthened when the Ottoman Empire defeated the Mamluk Sultanate in 1517 and took control of most Arab lands.
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