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The State of Ravvadids

The ground of establishment of the state of Ravvadids was related to the name of Ravvad ibn Musan – arab, who came to Azerbaijan in the last third of the 8th century. He settled in the small city of Tabriz with his sons and supporters and did his best to …

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The State of Shaddadids

In the last third of the 10th century there was shaped new state formation under the leadership of the representatives of Shaddadids dynasty (951-1088). The founder of this state was Muhammed ibn Shaddadid (951-971) and the capital of Shaddadids was Gandja. The major branch of the dynasty of Shaddadids, ruled …

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The State of Salarids

The state of Salarids, as Sajid was not able to exist long in the circumstances of military-political squabbling of various dynasties and feudal clans, but this state also played an important role in the formation of statehood in Azerbaijan in post-Caliphate period. Salarids also made Ardebil- the one of the …

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The State of Sajid

One of the greatest state, established in the territory of Azerbaijan in the period of collapse of Caliphate was the state of Sajid. The founder of this state was Abu Sac, who was Turk from the Middle Asia by origin – soldier, general and statesman in the presence of Baghdad …

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The State of Shirvanshahs

The weakening of military-political power of Caliphate in the mid of the 9th century at the result of big uprisings in the border areas of the empire, interior squabbling and further development of feudal relations caused to the strengthening of the positions of provincial governors-emirs. Gradually, the authority of the …

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The culture of Azerbaijan in the period of the Caliphate supremacy

The improvement of socio-economic relations and the increase of producing power assisted to the development of culture of Azerbaijan in 8th-10th centuries. In this period the culture of Azerbaijan nation developed on the ground of “Arabic-muslim culture”, which property concerned to the 8th-10th centuries. The fact of the unit of …

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Popular liberation fought under the leadership of Babek

During Babek’s leadership the centre of Khurramid movement continued to be the castle of Bazz. At the beginning of uprising, Arabs, living around the castle of Bazz were beaten and departed. As the leader of the movement, Babek has already showed his worth. His people, extended in all regions of …

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