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Synonyms for Umayyad

the first dynasty of Arab caliphs whose capital was Damascus

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Dubai: If you love musical theatre, head down to the Global Village where a grand production titled Silk Road - The Journey of a Unique Necklace is wowing visitors with the legendary Umayyad era (AD661-750) love story of Jubayr and Laila.
Portraying the legendary story of Jubayr and Laila set during the Umayyad period in Andalusia, the 30-minute musical is produced by Ornina Arts Events and is one of the biggest shows of the 22nd season of Global Village.
Knooz Al Sharq city will comprise traditional houses inspired by Islamic civilisation and rich Arab heritage, retail shops, museums showcasing Mamluk, Umayyad and other Islamic artefacts, as well as restaurants, traditional bathrooms, recreational facilities and venues for social events and performances.
to make use of Aristotelian logic in Christological discourse" did not emerge until the early eighth century in the Umayyad caliphate (Daniel King).
Nevertheless, the conquests are usually presented as examples of the Umayyad caliphate's prosperous leadership and the significant economic benefits reaped from the military successes during their rule in Damascus and al-Andalus (Ardzrooni 438).
The site was believed to have been built by the Umayyad Caliph Hisham bin Abd al-Malik, between 724 and 743 A.
Mu'awiya was the founding caliph of the Umayyad Dynasty.
The antiquities of Gaza date back as to the Bronze Age, times of Islamic conquests, Roman, Rashidun rules and Arab dynasties such as the Umayyad, Crusade, Ayyubid, Monghol, Mamluk, Ottoman, Egyptian rules, Israeli and British occupation of the strip.
6 (Petra) -- Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Muhammad Momani , on Saturday, voiced the government's condemnation of Israel's violations against the Umayyad Palaces area to the south and southeast of the Al-Aqsa Mosque/Haram al-Sharif.
The head of John the Baptist, a major Christian holy figure and the cousin of Jesus, is said to be entombed in a shrine, located in the Umayyad Mosque, in Damascus.
Objective: "Khirbet al-Mafjar is the most outstanding and best preserved Umayyad palace in the Near East and represents the first steps in the development of early Islamic architecture.
After Ali was assassinated in the seventh century, the Umayyad Dynasty arose and separated religious authority from political authority.
The Day of Ashoura is on the 10th day of Muharram in the Islamic calendar and is commemorated by Shiites as the day when Imam Hussein ibn Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, was killed by the army of Umayyad Caliph Yazid.
He was sentenced to death by the Umayyad Caliph Muawiyah in the year of 660 for his unwavering support and praise for Imam Ali (PBUH).
The suspects are facing charges of theft, including stealing an iron safe containing watches, gold jewellery and 800 antique gold and silver Islamic coins collected by one of the victims over 25 years, some of which date back to the era of the Umayyad state and specifically the period of Hajjaj bin Yusuf.