Omparison between Abd al-Malik Ibn Marwan and Harun al-Rashid

Paper Topic

Compare and contrast the life and contribution s of the Umayyad caliph Abd al-Malik Ibn Marwan with that of the Abbasid Caliph Harun al-Rashid.

In this paper make sure to include, a short biography of the two individuals, how they became caliphs, some of the events occurred in their lifetimes (if any), and finally their contributions to their caliphate (dynasty) and to Islamic religion as a whole.

Sources: your main sources should be the textbook Hugh Kennedy, The Prophet and the Age of the Caliphates.

The paper must be 3-5 pages double spaced, 12a Time New Roman fonts. The paper must have a topic, introduction, body of essay, and a conclusion.