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DescriptionEnglish: Map of the Abbasid Caliphate ca. 788 AD, showing provinces (in capitals) and major cities and towns. The provinces are derived from a revenue list in el-'Ali (Plate VIII). Cities were added based primarily on the works of Le Strange, Ibn Khurradadhbih, al-Muqaddasi, al-Tabari, and al-Baladhuri, as well as the Encyclopaedia of Islam, New Edition. Borders should be considered approximate only.
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Works Cited:
  • El-'Ali, Saleh Ahmad. "A New Version of Ibn al-Mutarrif's List of Revenues in the Early Times of Harun al-Rashid." Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 14.3 (1971): 303-310.
  • Al-Baladhuri, Ahmad ibn Jabir. The Origins of the Islamic State, Part II. Trans. Francis Clark Murgotten (Q56027114). New York: Columbia University, 1924.
  • The Encyclopaedia of Islam. New Ed. 12 vols. with supplement and indices. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1960-2005.
  • Gabrieli, Francesco. "Muhammad ibn Qasim ath-Thaqafi and the Arab Conquest of Sind." East and West 15/3-4 (1965): 281-295.
  • Ibn Khurradadhbih, Abu al-Qasim 'Abd Allah. Kitab al-Masalik wa'l-Mamalik. Ed and trans. M.J. de Goeje. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1889.
  • Le Strange, Guy. The Lands of the Eastern Caliphate: Mesopotamia, Persia, and Central Asia, from the Moslem conquest to the time of Timur. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1905.
  • Al-Muqaddasi, Muhammad ibn Ahmad. The Best Divisions for Knowledge of the Regions. Trans. Basil Collins. Reading: Garner Publishing Limited, 2001. ISBN 1-85964-136-9
  • Al-Tabari, Abu Ja'far Muhammad ibn Jarir. The History of al-Tabari. Ed. Ehsan Yar-Shater. 40 vols. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 1985-2007.
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