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also Ab·bas·sid  (ə-băs′ĭd′, ăb′ə-sĭd′) or Ab·bas·ide (ə-băs′īd′, ăb′ə-sīd′)
An Arabic dynasty (750-1258) that expanded the Muslim empire. It was named for al-Abbas (566?-652), paternal uncle of the prophet Muhammad.
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(ˈæbəˌsɪd; əˈbæsɪd)
a. any caliph of the dynasty that ruled the Muslim empire from Baghdad (750–1258) and claimed descent from Abbas, uncle of Mohammed
b. (as modifier): the Abbasid dynasty.
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(əˈbæs ɪd, ˈæb ə sɪd)

a member of a dynasty of caliphs ruling most of the Islamic world from Baghdad, a.d. 750–1258, and claiming descent from Abbas, uncle of Muhammad.
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Sources describing the vicissitudes of the Abbasid court are generally not very admiring of powerful women or rulers who listen to these women.
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He said the Al-Baiah Mosque still exists and goes back to the time of Abu Jfer Al-Mansour, and Abbasid rule.
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The storyline spans over the Pharaonic, Abbasid, Ottoman and modern day periods, ending in the 1970s.