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Harun al-Rashid (c. 763—809) fifth Abbasid caliph of Baghdad 786–809



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Seventh Abbasid caliph. His reign, after a fratricidal civil war (813), was marked by policies of centralization of power in government, by appeasement of the Shiite leadership in religious ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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