These are chronological highlights of early Islamic dynasties and ruling parties. Of course, there is much more to Islamic history than these lists are able to convey. This series of chronological lists is divided according to dynasties or other ruling parties.
The next update to this site will examine more Islamic dynasties and ruling parties like the Safavids in Iran and the Ottomans in Anatolia.
Since any research is always a work in progress, we would greatly appreciate receiving any suggestions, corrections, additions, or modifications. Please email: