Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Singles Forums Chat
Home > Blogs > Post Content

An Lushan Rebellion (130 hits)


Beginning in 742, Eurasia entered a 13-year period of major political turmoil, with the regional empires generally suffering "a major rebellion, revolution, or dynastic change."[1] In this year the Second Turkic Khaganate of the eastern Eurasian Steppe was overthrown and then replaced by Sogdian-influenced Uighur rulers.[1] This was apparently the first of several revolutionary events either led by or intimately connected with the merchants and tradespeople involved with the international commerce often referred to as the Silk Road.[2] In 747, the Abbasids began their rebellion against the Umayyad Caliphate in Merv, Khurasan, resulting in the proclamation of a new Abbasid Caliph in about 750.[3] This rebellion also seems to have been organized by merchants and persons identifying themselves as merchants.[3]

The western expansion of the Tang Empire was checked in 751 by the defeat of a large expeditionary force led by General Gao Xianzhi in the Battle of Talas in the modern Fergana Valley, with the Abbasid victory attributable to the defection of the Karluk Turks in the midst of the battle. However, the Arabs did not proceed any further after the battle, and the Tang retained their Central Asian territories until the An Lushan rebellion.[4][5]

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_Lushan_Rebellion
Posted By: Steve Williams
Tuesday, June 23rd 2020 at 10:10PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
Eric Trump sat for deposition as part of investigation by New York attorney general
New York Post Editorial Board: Biden campaign not denying Post report on Hunter profiting from Joe being VP
US Intel Flagged Alleged Clinton Campaign Plan To Link Trump To Russian Hacking, Intel Chief Says
Election Fraud in Pennsylvania's Primary Election, Way Back on June 2
Victimology
Attorney for Kenosha gunman Kyle Rittenhouse says client was hunted 'as prey' before deadly shooting
Aaron Danielson aka Jay Bishop: Portland Shooting Victim Named
Sen. Rand Paul: My wife and I were attacked by a mob Dems would worsen problem by bowing to rioters
Forward This Blog Entry!
Blogs Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Black America Resources
100 Black Men of America
www.100blackmen.org

Black America's Political Action Committee (BAMPAC)
www.bampac.org

Black America Study
www.blackamericastudy.com

Black America Web
www.blackamericaweb.com

CNN Black In America Special
www.cnn.com/blackinamerica

NUL State of Black America Report
www.nul.org

Most Popular Bloggers
deacon ron gray has logged 151582 blog subscribers!
agnes levine has logged 76169 blog subscribers!
tanisha laverne grant has logged 59685 blog subscribers!
harry watley has logged 23086 blog subscribers!
gregory boulware, esq. has logged 14831 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Jobs
Budget Director with University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN.
Trafficking's Bilingual Staff Attorney with Northwest Immigrant Right's Project in Tacoma, WA.
40596 - Cook with Minnesota Department of Human Services in Moose Lake, MN.
Research Program Manager with Stanford Immigration Policy Lab in Stanford, CA.
42247 - Licensed Practical Nurse with Minnesota Department of Human Services in St. Peter, MN.
>> more | add