Timeline

8th Century (700-799) C.E.
700 

Campaigns against the Berbers in North Africa.


702 

Ashath's rebellion in Iraq, battle of Deir ul Jamira.


705 

Death of Abdul Malik. Accession of Walid I as Caliph.


711 

Conquest of Spain, Sind and Transoxiana.


712 

The Muslims advance in Spain, Sind and Transoxiana.


713 

Conquest of Multan.


715 

Death of Walid I. Accession of Sulaiman.


716 

Invasion of Constantinople.


717 

Death of Sulaiman. Accession of Umar b Abdul Aziz.


720 

Death of Umar b Abdul Aziz. Accession of Yazid II.


724 

Death of Yazid II. Accession of Hisham.


725 

The Muslims occupy Nimes in France.


732 

The battle of Tours in France.


737 

The Muslims meet reverse at Avignon in France.


740 

Shia revolt under Zaid b Ali. Berber revolt in North Africa. Battle of the Nobles.


741 

Battle of Bagdoura in North Africa.


742 

The Muslim rule restored in Qiarowan.


743 

Death of Hisham. Accession of Walid II. Shia revolt in Khurasan under Yahya b Zaid.


744 

Deposition of Walid I1. Accession of Yazid II1 and his death. Accession of Ibrahim and his overthrow. Battle of Ain al Jurr. Accession of Marwan II.


745 

Kufa and Mosul occupied by the Khawarjites.


746 

Battle of Rupar Thutha, Kufa and Mosul occupied by Marwan II.


747 

Revolt of Abu Muslim in Khurasan.


748 

Battle of Rayy.


749 

Battles of lsfahan and Nihawand. Capture of Kufa by the Abbasids. As Saffah becomes the Abbasid Caliph at Kufa.


750 

Battle of Zab. Fall of Damascus. End of the Umayyads.


751 

Conquest of Wasit by the Abbasid. Murder of the Minister Abu Salama.


754 

Death of As Saffah. Accession of Mansur as the Caliph.


755 

Revolt of Abdullah b Ali. MUrder of Abu Muslim. Sunbadh revolt in Khurasan.


756 

Abdul Rahman founds the Umayyad state in Spain.


762 

Shia revolt under Muhammad (Nafs uz Zakia) and Ibrahim.


763 

Foundation of Baghdad. Defeat of the Abbasids in Spain.


767 

Khariji state set up by Ibn Madrar at Sijilmasa. Ustad Sees revolt in Khurasan.


772 

Battle of Janbi in North Africa. Rustamid. state set up in Morocco.


775 

Death or the Abbasid Caliph Mansur, Accession of Mahdi,


777 

Battle of Saragossa in Spain.


785 

Death of the Caliph Mahdi. Accession of Hadi.


786 

Death of Hadi. Accession of Harun ur Rashid.


788 

Idrisid state set up in the Maghrib. Death of Abdul Rahman of Spain, and accession of Hisham.


792 

Invasion of South France.


796 

Death of Hisham in Spain; accession of al Hakam.


799 

Suppression of the revolt of the Khazars. Ninth century.


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