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NMC101H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter article: Fertile Crescent, Eastern Arabia, Naturschutzbund Deutschland


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Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations
Course Code
NMC101H1
Professor
noashadlinger
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BEDOUIN POLITICAL
MOVEMENTS AND DYNASTIES
Hamdanids – arab origin – middle abbasid – ghilman reliance – role as triblal leaders
useless
Mosul/Aleppo – succeeded by Uqaylids and Mirdasids
Bedoin tribs all of the area which were practically independent states
Bedouins – large part of Islamic army for Islamic conquests
Umayyad times, part of the ruling household as well as kharijites
Abbasid revolution –importance began to decline
Bedouins dependent of settled people for additional income by either participating in the
court or military
Disturbances through out the history to the settled populations
Qaramitas – a group that cause upheaval among the Abbasid – a sect named after Hamdan
Qaramat who began the Ismaili ideas – doctrine of Ismaili –identity of the true imam – the
one’s who wait for the return of Muhammad b Islmail who they believe to be Mahdi.
Last outbreak of the the Qaramita – Fatimid conquest of Egypt – kept good terms with the
rulers of fertile crescent but didn’t agree with the Fatimid lineage of the imams
THE 'ABU SAʿIDIS OR SO-CALLED "QARMATIANS" OF BAHRAYN
Disliked sect of Islam – a lot of info on them
Came to the scene during the fall of the Abbasids and the rise of the Fatimids – often linked to the Ismaili but
Qaramita texts never link themselves to ismailis
Leader Abu Said al Hasan Ibn Bahram al Jannabi – Persian, won many converts, captured Hajar – old capital
Bahrayn, Massacared its people
Six surviving borthers after Abu Tahir called As Sadah ar ruasa? the state was controlled by a board of six
descendants of Abu Said assisted by six viziers system
Qaramitas – stole the black stone of Mecca – important – because symbolic
According to Ismaili author - Abu Said forbade the people from practicing islam??
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