‘Canceling’ Islamic history is a disservice to Muslim students
‘Canceling’ Islamic history is a disservice to Muslim students
February 3, 2023
Iranian incense burner helps to fuel ‘white glove’ sale
Iranian incense burner helps to fuel ‘white glove’ sale
February 3, 2023
‘Canceling’ Islamic history is a disservice to Muslim students
‘Canceling’ Islamic history is a disservice to Muslim students
February 3, 2023
Iranian incense burner helps to fuel ‘white glove’ sale
Iranian incense burner helps to fuel ‘white glove’ sale
February 3, 2023

In the middle of the 8th century, the Abbasid Caliphate rose to power, reframing the structure of the Muslim realm. Baghdad and Samara became the new great centers of the Islamic world and art. From these two cities, new artistic styles and techniques spread throughout the Caliphate and beyond. Here’s a look at the Abbasid Caliphate through its most innovative cities, its architecture, and the artistic tehcniques that were developed during the Golden Age of Islam. The Rise & Fall of the Abbasid Caliphate Folio from the Tashkent Qur’an, late 8th – early 9th century, via The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York In 750, the state ruled by the Umayyad Caliphate witnessed a revolution that spread from eastern Iran and almost wiped out the ruling dynasty. The leader of the revolution, Abu al-Abbas as-Saffah, destroyed the Umayyad troops in a massive battle near the Great Zab. Soon, a […]

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