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multiple choices:

a. ulama and the umayyad

b. mu'awiya and the abbasid

c. abbasid and the umayyad

d. mu'awiya and the umayyad
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Richard Level 77 / Retired Dentist
Answered 6 years ago
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c. abbasid and the umayyad

Abbasid (Arabic: لعبّاسيّون‎, al-‘Abbāsīyūn) is the dynastic name generally given to the caliph of Baghdad, the second of the two great Muslim caliphates of the Arab Empire, that overthrew the Umayyad caliphs from all but Al Andalus.

Following the murder of 'Uthman civil war ensued, and although 'Ali was initially triumphant, eventually Abu Sufyan's son Mu'awiyah, then governor of Syria, emerged victorious establishing himself as the first Umayyad caliph.
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