[Sca-cooks] recipes using sumac berries?

David Friedman ddfr at daviddfriedman.com
Thu Aug 24 08:41:15 PDT 2006

>As for what was the 'Abbasid dynasty... The 'Abbasid family came into
>power by organizing non-Arab Muslims to fight against the Umayyad
>armies in 750 CE, and then by murdering* every single member* of the
>ruling family, except one youthful prince who fled to North Africa,
>and became 'abd al-Rachman I, the first ruler of al-Andalus.

Murdering at a banquet to which they had been invited under promise 
of safety, if my memory is correct.

Your account of the glories and nobility of the Abbasids also left 
out the murder of Abu Muslim, the general who won them the caliphate.

More information about the Sca-cooks mailing list