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(a)The people that descended from the Prophet Muhammad’s uncle (Abbas) were called the Abbasids. They overthrew the Umayyads.
(b) The Abbasid Caliph assumed the title of ‘the Commander of the Faithful’, and had as much authority as an Emperor.
(c) The Abbasids declared their capital at Baghdad (in Iraq). It was previously at Damascus.
(d) The Abbasid Empire reached the height of its glory under the reign of Harun-al-Rashid. After his death, the empire began to crumble and form independent kingdoms
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