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By Chase Robinson

‘Abd al-Malik, who got here to prominence in the course of the moment civil warfare of early Islam, governed the Islamic empire from 692 till 705. not just did he effectively suppress uprising in the Muslim global and extend its frontiers, yet in lots of respects he based the empire itself. by means of 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 publication covers the beginnings and upward push to energy of this immensely influential caliph, in addition to his spiritual rules and concepts, his economic, administrative and army reforms, and his legacy, together with the Dome of the Rock, the oldest surviving huge construction erected via Muslims.

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