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The eighth century heralded the beginning of a golden age within the heritage of the Islamic global. at present, the Sunni Muslim 'Abbãsid Caliphate, with its capital at Baghdad, governed almost the total Islamic international. Islamic army energy peaked within the ninth century, yet through the top of this golden age within the eleventh century, the 'Abbãsid Caliphs had little political and almost no army strength. that includes a number of images of artefacts and 8 complete color plates via 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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