NCERT - Themes in World History

Book: NCERT - Themes in World History

Chapter: 4. The Central Islamic Lands

Subject: Social Science - Class 11th

Q. No. 2 of Exercises

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What is meant by the term ‘Abbasid revolution’?

A movement called ‘dawa’ had thrown away the Umayyad dynasty in Arab. It was replaced by another dynasty, the Abbasids, in 750 CE. This movement was started by Abu Muslim from Khurasan against the Umayyad dynasty. The event is given the name of the Abbasid Revolution.


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