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Who were the umayyads?

Umayyads were the descendants of Umayya whose father was Abd-Shams of the city of Mecca . Abd-Shams was a son of Abd Manaf ibn Qusai. Abd Manaf ibn Qusai had another son by (MORE)

Who are the Umayyads?

Umayyad (ūmä'yäd), the first Islamic dynasty (661-750). Their reign witnessed the return to leadership roles of the pre-Islamic Arab elite, and the rejuvenation of tribal l (MORE)

Who overthrew the umayyads and why?

the abbasids defeated the umayyads in the battle of the great zab in ad 750.they did this because the umayyads started ruling like kings.they started hunting and dancing and o (MORE)

When were the Umayyads defeated?

It depends on what you mean by "defeated". The Umayyad armies experienced their first major loss in Poitiers, France in 732 C.E. The Umayyad Caliphate in Damascus was over (MORE)

When did the Umayyads fall?

It depends on which Umayyad Caliphate you are talking about.    The Umayyad Caliphate in Damascus from 660 C.E. to 750 C.E. was  overthrown by a coup d'état led by th (MORE)

What did the umayyads do that the abbasids did not?

Under the Umayyads, Mawali (ornon-Arab Muslims) were traditionally excluded from political and socialaffairs. The Umayyad rulers, in particular, treated them as second-class M (MORE)

What was the Umayyad Caliphate?

Ummaya was a leader of the Quraish. His descendents were Hazrat Abu  Sufyan (RAU) and his son Hazrat Amir Muawia (RAU). The caliphate  established by Hazrat Amir Muawia (RAU (MORE)