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THE EMPIRES AND DYNASTIES

THE UMAYYAD CALIPHATE (Syria) – CE661-750 Muawaiyah bin Abu Sufiyan founded the Umayyad caliphate in CE661 after the short-lived Caliphate of Hasan, the Prophet’s grandson. He was the governor of Syria under the third Caliph Othman. The Umayyads ruled for 92 years from their capital Damascus until the reign of Marwan bin Muhammad in CE750. […]

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