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Meaning of "Umayyad" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UMAYYAD

Umayyad  [uːˈmaɪjæd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UMAYYAD

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Umayyad is a noun.
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WHAT DOES UMAYYAD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Umayyad

Umayyad Caliphate

Flag The Umayyad Caliphate at its greatest extent. Capital Damascus Harran Capital-in-exile Córdoba Languages Arabic – Coptic, Greek, Persian – Aramaic, Armenian, Berber language, African Romance, Georgian, Turkic, Kurdish Religion Islam Government Caliphate Caliph - 661–680 Muawiya I - 744–750 Marwan II History - Muawiya becomes Caliph 661 - Defeat and death of Marwan II by the Abbasids 750 Area - 750 CE 13,400,000 km² Population - 750 CE est. 34,000,000 Currency Gold dinar and dirham Today part of List Afghanistan Algeria Andorra Armenia Azerbaijan Bahrain Chad Cyprus Egypt Eritrea France Georgia Gibraltar Greece India Iran Iraq Israel Jordan...

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Synonyms and antonyms of Umayyad in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Umayyad» into 25 languages

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倭马亚
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omeya
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Umayyad
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Translator English - Hindi

उमय्यद
380 millions of speakers
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الأموي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Омейядов
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Umayyad
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উমাইয়া
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omeyyade
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Umayyad
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Umayyaden
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オーマヤド朝
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우마이야
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Umayyad
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Umayyad
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उमय्यद
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Emevi
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omayyade
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Umajjadów
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Омейядів
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Umayyad
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Umayyad
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Umayyad
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Umayyad
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UMAYYAD»

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The Second Umayyad Caliphate: The Articulation of Caliphal ...
"The Second Umayyad Caliphate" recovers the Andalusi Umayyad argument for caliphal legitimacy through an analysis of caliphal rhetoric--based on proclamations, correspondence, and panegyric poetry--and caliphal ideology, as shown through ...
Janina M. Safran, 2000
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Qusayr 'Amra: Art and the Umayyad Elite in Late Antique Syria
This is the first book-length contextualization of the mysterious monument through a compelling analysis of its iconography and of the literary sources for the Umayyad period.
Garth Fowden, 2004
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The First Dynasty of Islam: The Umayyad Caliphate AD 661-750
The standard work on this complex period in Arab history is available once again with the addition of a new introduction by the author which examines recent significant contributions to scholarship in the field.
G. R Hawting, 2002
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The Great Mosque of Damascus: Studies on the Makings of an ...
The heavily annotated text includes analyses of the mosque's mosaic, interior decoration, clock and colonnade and broader discussions of the ambiguous meaning of the mosque's decorations, the topography of early medieval cities and the ...
Finbarr Barry Flood, 2001
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Gardner's Art through the Ages: The Western Perspective
10-6 Plan of the Umayyad palace, Mshatta, Jordan, ca. 740–750 (after Alberto Berengo Gardin). The fortified palace at Mshatta resembled Diocletian's palace ( FIG. 7-74) at Split and incorporated the amenities of Roman baths but also housed ...
Fred Kleiner, 2009
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The History of al-Tabari Vol. 26: The Waning of the Umayyad ...
The 26th volume, covering 738-745, traces the moral and political decline of the ruling Umayyads, the growing rebellions, and the rise of Marwan II, whose death was to mark the dynasty's overthrow by the Abbasids.
Ṭabarī, Carole Hillenbrand, 1989
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Walid and his friends: an Umayyad tragedy
This is an account of the life and leisure of Walid II, medieval Islamic Caliph and heir apparent who contributed to the fall of the Umayyad dynasty.
Robert Hamilton, University of Oxford. Faculty of Oriental Studies, 1988
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Iconotextual Studies in the Muslim Ideology of Umayyad ...
5l This octo-ingress qubba is the second major significance of the Qasr's dome which obviously may be defined not only as Muslim but particularly also as Umayyad. For it is simultaneously comparable to the octo-ingress celestial paradise ...
Shemuel Tamari, 1996
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World and Its Peoples
The authority of the Umayyad caliphs who had ruled the entire Muslim world since 661 CE gradually declined in the eighth century CE. This was, in part, due to their failure to resolve the long-standing Sunni-Shiite schism that divided Islam.
‎2010
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The Politics and Culture of an Umayyad Tribe: Conflict and ...
By exploring the culture, literature, kinship structures and socio-political conditions of the tribe, this book highlights the ways in which alliances and divisions shifted and were used by caliphs of the period and offers new insights into ...
Mohammad Rihan, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UMAYYAD»

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A new weapon of Islamist extremists is...poetry?
But it began to make a gradual comeback during the Umayyad period (656–750 CE), when the worldly Umayyad rulers began celebrating some aspects of ... «The Conversation US, Jul 15»
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The war is still raging, but the race to rebuild Aleppo has already …
The ruins of Umayyad mosque, Aleppo. All photographs from Aleppo: Ein Krieg zerstört Weltkulturerbe Geschichte ('Aleppo: A War Destroys a World Cultural ... «The Guardian, Mar 15»
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Satellite images show 290 heritage sites in Syria damaged by war: UN
Syria's heritage spans the great empires of the Middle East but cultural sites and buildings around the country, such as Aleppo's Umayyad Mosque, have been ... «Yahoo News, Dec 14»
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Christmas in Syria: Praying for peace in a war-torn land
The beautiful Umayyad mosque has been destroyed by shelling. A city that used to be happy and prosperous is now divided against itself. It is desperately cold ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Dec 14»
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Amid war, Damascenes promote cycling with mass bike ride
At 10 a.m., the bikers moved toward Umayyad Square to reach Marjeh Square, which has also had its share of suicide bombings and mortar attacks during the ... «Al-Monitor, Nov 14»
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What is a caliph – and why has the leader of Isis declared himself to …
The Umayyad dynasty replaced the murdered Ali and ruled from Damascus from 661-750. They were responsible for such wonders as the Dome of the Rock in ... «New Statesman, Jul 14»
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Mosaic template adorning Umayyad Mosque restored
Mosaic template making up the main façade of the Umayyad Mosque has been restored after sustaining damage in a terrorist mortar attack last November. «Syrian Radio & TV Online, Jul 14»
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Syria three years on: what for the future of tourism?
It was a chilly Damascus morning. I pulled the peaked hood over my head and bent through an archway into the Umayyad mosque, its high walls shimmering ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Mar 14»
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Civil war takes a toll on Syria's ancient sites
The Umayyad Mosque in Aleppo was regarded as a feat of Syrian architecture when it was restored from the 11th to 14th centuries. Now the edifice known as ... «New York Post, Jan 14»
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Central Bank of Oman issues silver coin depicting Umayyad Dirham
Muscat: Coinciding with the 43rd National Day celebrations, the Central Bank of Oman (CBO) has issued a commemorative silver coin depicting the Umayyad ... «Times of Oman, Dec 13»

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