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By Chase Robinson

‘Abd al-Malik, who got here to prominence through the moment civil conflict of early Islam, governed the Islamic empire from 692 until eventually 705. not just did he effectively suppress uprising in the Muslim international and extend its frontiers, yet in lots of respects he based the empire itself. through approximately seven hundred, the types of a brand new realm, which stretched from North Arica within the west to Iran within the east, has taken transparent form with ‘Abd al-Malik at its head. This booklet covers the beginnings and upward push to strength of this immensely influential caliph, in addition to his non secular regulations and techniques, his monetary, administrative and army reforms, and his legacy, together with the Dome of the Rock, the oldest surviving huge development erected through Muslims.

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