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Arab Dynasty Timeline
⟶ Updated 30 Oct 2018 ⟶
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Mu'awiya moved his capital to Damascus and started reforming the new empire's government.
Massacre at Karbala
Abd al-Malik transformed Muslim lands into an empire.
The Dome of the Rock was constructed in Jerusalem
the Umayyad expansion into Europe was stopped by Charles Martel and his forces at the Battle of Tours.
The Abbasids brought down the Umayyads.
A Persian-Arab coalition seized power over Muslim lands after challenging the Umayyad dynasty.
Abbasids moved the capital to Baghdad.
Abbasids expansion to the east brought them in conflict with the Chinese at the Battle of Talas.
The golden age of Muslim achievement
Seljuq Turkmen moved into Abbasid territory and took control over Baghdad.
The first crusade took place.
Creativity flowing through Baghdad came to a halt when the Mongols reached Mesopotamia.
Abd al-Rahman makes his way to Spain and establishes a capital in the city of Cordoba.
Abd al-Rahman names himself calif.
The Umayyads were ultimately replaced.
Moses Maimonides dies.
The Alhambra, a palace, was fully decorated and completed.
The start of the construction on the Great Mosque of Cordoba.
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