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The Muslim Empire

The Umayyad and Abbasid Empires

The Capital of the Abbasid Empire Baghdad
The Capital of the Umayyad Empire Damascus
Muslim art does not include Human form
Form of government used by the Umayyads to help control the large empire. Bureaucracy
The Umayyads moved the empire to a portion of southwestern Europe known as the Iberian Peninsula
He united the Umayyad empire by declaring Arabic as the common language and by making gold coins as the common currency. Abd al-Malik
The pilgrimage that Muslims take to Mecca is known as the. Hajj
A journey to a sacred place is known as a... pilgrimage
The family who killed the Umayyads and took control of the Muslim Empire were the ... Abbasids
He escaped the "Dinner of death" and fled to Spain to bring re-establish the Umayyad empire. Abd al-Rahman
This was the offical language of the Umayyad government. Arabic
Created by: bcartlidge



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