califate


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califate

(ˈkeɪlɪˌfeɪt; -fɪt; ˈkæl-)
n
(Islam) a variant spelling of caliphate
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"As soon as (Baghouz) is taken, Daesh's (IS) territorial will have been completely eradicated -- it's the end of the so-called Califate and a complete territorial victory for the international coalition against Daesh," he said.
The first part (West) omits Christianization, while the second (East) part includes Christianization, but omits the rise of Islam and the Califate. The first section covers developments in the West from rubbish disposal in Greek and Roman cities to the Goths and Romans, and the second section focuses on Northern Syria and covers Roman rule to its destruction in the lower Danube region.
The Muslims laid siege to Vienna well into the 17th century, and did not cease to occupy Granada (the last region representative of the splendor of the ancient Califate of Cordoba) until January 1492.