SOME NOTES FOR EARLY ISLAMIC PERIOD.

 

 

Link to Fordham project maps and documents: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/islam/islamsbook.html#Islamic%20History%20Maps

 

YOU TUBE review of Islamic history (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWsbS9Beews

Powerpoint version without narrative http://uwyo.edu/sward/islamic.history.overview

Review of the main features of Islamic Religion (powerpoint) http://uwyo.edu/sward/MME/IntrotoIslam-RMHA.pps 

 

First Four Caliphs:

Abu Bakr

Umar

Uthman

Ali.

Ali’s two sons: Hasan and Husayn. (recognized as Imams by Shia).

 

Chart of Umayyads:

http://www.princeton.edu/~batke/itl/denise/umayyads.htm

Chart of Abbasids

http://www.princeton.edu/~batke/itl/denise/abbasids.htm

 

 

Twelver Shi’i Imams

IMAMS OF TWELVER SHI'ISM
Ali 656-661

Hassan 661-669

Husayn 669-680

Ali Zayn al-Abidin 680-712/3

Muhammad al-Baqir 713-743

Jafar as-Sadiq 743-765

Musa al-Kazim 765-799

Ali r-Rida 765-818

Muhammad at-Taqi 818-835

Ali l-Hadi 835-868

Hassan al-Askari 868-873

Muhammad al Mahdi 873-?

 

List of Dynasties: http://mb-soft.com/believe/txh/calip00.htm

Nusayris: http://mb-soft.com/believe/txw/nusayri.htm (This is the “branch” of Shi’i Islam to which the ruling family of Syria belongs.)