How did the abbasid hold on to power?
they go govern it with the caliphs
In abbasid period750-1258what is the meaning of this statement With in 150 years of gaining power they were force to cede their power to local dynastic ameers?
The statement is pretty self-explanatory. It means that initially the Abbasids took the power but within 150 years, their power had declined. As a result, local rulers who were previously controlled by the Abbasid king became free and so the rule of abbasid was broken and the power was split among the small local and tribal leaders.
During the reign of Al-Rash, the Abbasid were at the height of their power. The Golden Age of the Abbasid Caliphate saw technological, military, and social advancements throughout the empire. This included new medicines, along with elegant art and lavish establishments for royals and their followers.
The Abbasid Empire and the Umayyad Empire were great periods of history but the Abbasid Empire differed greatly from the Umayyad Empire. The Abbasid Empire was a golden age. They moved their capitol from Mecca to Baghdad. The rulers had absolute power over their subjects. Many of their chief administrative officials were Persians and were called Wazirs. During this time there was an increase in Afro-Eurasian trade. Wealthy landed elite that emerged under Abbasids were…