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The eighth century heralded the beginning of a golden age within the background of the Islamic international. at present, the Sunni Muslim 'Abbãsid Caliphate, with its capital at Baghdad, governed almost the whole Islamic global. Islamic army strength peaked within the ninth century, yet by way of the top of this golden age within the eleventh century, the 'Abbãsid Caliphs had little political and almost no army energy. that includes quite a few images of artefacts and 8 complete color plates through Graham Turner, David Nicolle's e-book examines the recruitment, association, weaponry and uniforms of the armies of the Caliphates from 862-1098.

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