Did Muslim Rulers play a part in the decline of Muslim Civilisation?

Did Muslim Rulers play a part in the decline of Muslim Civilisation?

Muslims stand responsible for their own decadence. After the early conquests, Islamic rule became very corrupt, and this considerably weakened the caliphate. Islam produced great leaders but also some weak ones, which combined over time to contribute to the slow decay of Muslim power. Al-Hakem I, who ruled Spain between 796 and 822, highlights this point.

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