baghdad was a depopulated, ruined city for several centuries and only gradually recovered some of its former glory. the mongols looted and then destroyed mosques, palaces, libraries, and hospitals. priceless books from baghdad' s thirty- six public libraries were torn apart, the looters using their leather covers as sandals.
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on aug, cnn executive producer robert wiener landed at saddam international airport. baytul- hikmah or the " house of wisdom" was among the most well known academies, and had the largest selection of books in the world by the middle of the 9th century. [ citation needed] notable scholars based in baghdad during this time include translator hunayn ibn ishaq, mathematician al- khwarizmi, and philosopher al- kindi.
Baghdad [ 1] > the largest city and capital of iraq [ 2]. The history of baghdad begins when city of baghdad ( arabic: بغداد baġdād) was founded in the mid 8th century as the abbasid capital, following the abbasid victory over the umayyad caliphate. It is said that the river flowed black and red for days from the ink and blood. Also important was the inxuence of the suw orders –. You can help by expanding it with reliably sourced entries.
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