The Abbasid Revolution

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Here are the final set of slides from Summer 2006′s course: Islamic History: the first 150 Years.  These slides are on the initial stages of the Abbasid Revolution.

As this brings to an end the material from this course, I will insha Allah begin posting slides from my other courses soon. 

Ma’as salama,
Abdur Rahman

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Abd al-Malik & Hisham

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Here’s the next set of slides on early Islamic history.  This group of slides cover Abd al-Malik & Hisham, very important figures in the history of the Umayyad dynasty.

Ma’as salama,
Abdur Rahman

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The 2nd Civil War

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Nothing for ages, and then two come along at once!  Here’s another set of slides.  These slides conclude our overview of the Second Civil War.

Ma’as salama,
Abdur Rahman

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Husayn and Yazid

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I’ve not added anything to this blog for a while.  So, now that the summer is here, here’s the next instalment of slides on early Islamic history.  These slides deal with the 2nd civil war, and are entitled Yazid and Husayn.

Ma’as salama,
Abdur Rahman

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The Caliphate of Muawiya

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Here are the next set of slides on early Islamic history.  Specifically, this set of slides offer an overview of the caliphate of Muawiya.

Enjoy and may the Beloved make them useful.

Ma’as salama,
Abdur Rahman

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The History of Islam in Africa

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Just a quick post to advertise an interesting course.

The History of Islam in Africa.  Date: Saturday 5 May 2007 – Sun 6th May; Time: 10:00AM – 5:00PM; Venue: Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7HX (nearest tube station Euston Square or Russell Square)

Speaker(s): Abdullah Hakim Quick.  Organiser(s): IslamicCourses.com

Looking at the life and times of Shk Uthman Dan Fodio.  A two day course delivered by Dr Abdullah Hakim Quick: A thought provoking two day lecture that traces the existence of monotheism in Africa from it’s earliest times. Dr Quick follows the spread of Islam from the coming of last Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) to the present day focusing on the life and times of the great scholar and reviver Shk
Uthman Dan Fodio. This course is critical for young scholars of the African renaissance and those interested in truly understanding the Islamic phenomena on this phenomenal continent.

Ma’as salama,
Abdur Rahman

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The Siege of Constantinople

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Here’s another find.  In Our Time‘s look at the siege of Constantinople by the Ottomans under Sultan Mehmet Fatih.

Ma’as salama,
Abdur Rahman

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