Arab empire 600-1500 AD Abbasid dynasty 750

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Transcript Arab empire 600-1500 AD Abbasid dynasty 750

Arab empire 600-1500 A.D.

Abbasid dynasty 750-1300 A.D.

Umayyad Caliphate 661–750 a.d.

Keenan Hegemann Caleb Romero


This map shows the ancient cities and the land that the Abbasid dynasty conquered which is everything highlighted in orange. Everything covered in red was conquered by the Umayyad dynasty.

Present day

• The Abbasid caliphate was quite large and covered all of present day Iraq Iran and the Arabian peninsula, most of Egypt and northern coast of Africa.

• The major religion in the Abbasid caliphate used to be and still is Islam. • Even though the major religion is Islam they accepted and respected other religions.

• They were also polytheistic believing in many gods but they had a major god named Allah.


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Kaaba Stone

• Each Islamic community has its own stone that they pray at but there is one main Kaaba stone that everyone still prays at.


Khwarizmi was a great Muslim Mathematician during the Abbasid Caliphate. He was one of the first founders of Algebra.

Al Battani was the founder of trigonometrical ratios.

Nasir-ud-din Toose was considered a genius and wrote a book on geometry.

Umayyad Achievements

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The capital of Islam moves to Damascus, Syria Expansion of Islam touched the regions of India, China, North Africa, and Spain Arabic is the official language of the Empire Arabian currency is used about the Empire Roads are built Postal routes are created.