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Ibn Fadlan

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ibn fadlan
comes from abbasids
921
writes a rihla
umayads (group)
capital = damascus
center = syria
"kafirun"
abbasids (group)
capital = baghdad, samara
center = iraq
"mu'minum"
turs
nomadic people that helped fight
samara was built just for these mercenaries
3 moving groups
vikings, magyars, abbasids
vikings
came by boat
seized valuables
scandinavians
magyars
came from hungary on foot
nomads from danube river valley
crushing in on christian kingdoms
abbasids (1 of moving groups)
trying to take islands from christians and umayads
naval migration (taking over w. Mediterranean)
corisca, sardinia, sicily
why is ibn fadlan traveling?
king almish wants to learn about islam and wants an ally
ibn fadlan is an ulama
after ibn fadlan's travels the abbasids fragments because...
people are trying to create their own caliphate.
khwarizm
province (anti abassid, muslim)
Oghuz Turks
Kalfirun
Khazars
Judaism
Byzantines
Christian
Rus
West, Kafirun
what did ibn fadlan think about the groups he tan into
lower than him
dirty
sick
unsanitary