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Dynasty of caliphs from 750 to 1258.

Fishburn and Hughes: "An Islamic dynasty that lasted from 750 to 1258; its eighth Caliph was Al-Mu'tasim Ibn Harun (794-842). In 762 the Caliph Mansur transferred the capital from Damascus to Baghdad, a move that marked the rise of Arab over Persian influence in Islam." (1)

Borges Index: 
El tintorero enmascarado Hákim de Merv, Historia universal de la infamia, OC, 324. Los traductores de las 1001 noches, Historia de la eternidad, OC, 412. El acercamiento a Almotásim, Historia de la eternidad, OC, 417.