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The Abbasid Caliphate (Arabic: الخلافة العباسية‎ / ALA-LC: al-Khilāfah al-‘Abbāsīyyah), was the third of the Islamic caliphates. It was ruled by the Abbasid dynasty of caliphs, who built their capital in Baghdad, Iraq after overthrowing the Umayyad caliphate from all but the al-Andalus region. 750-1258

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The House of wisdom Baghdad. At the House of Wisdom, scholars of many nationalities and religions translated into Arabic, Greek, Persian and Indian works on mathematics, logic, astronomy, philosophy and the exact sciences, and wrote commentaries on those texts as well as original works of their own.

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Caliph Harun Al-Rashid walk at night on the town with his visor Dzjiafar - 1001 Nights

Early Abbasid Qur'an in the Walters Art Museum Abbasid Caliphate, Quran Text, Bear The Burden, Inspirational Quotations, Gold Ink, Write It Down, Oppression, Islamic Art, Art Museum

Text Page with Illuminated Heading

This folio from Walters manuscript W.552 is a text page containing an illuminated heading in gold ink for chapter 7 (Surat al-a'raf), reading: al-a'raf miatan wa-khams yt.

Water jug presented to Charlemagne by Harun al-Rashid (cloisonne enamel) Title: Byzantine Primary creator: Treasury of the Abbey of Saint-Maurice, Valais, Switzerland Location: Giraudon Credit: cloisonne enamel Medium: Abbassid Caliph of Baghdad; European History, Ancient History, Ancient Egypt, Abbasid Caliphate, Carolingian, Holy Roman Empire, Bagdad, Early Middle Ages, Bijoux

Iraq Museum International Poster Exhibition

Water Jug Presented to Charlemagne (742-814) by Harun Al-Rashid (circa 766-809) (Cloisonne Enamel)

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Caliph Al-Musta’sim of Baghdad ruled till the Mongol invasion of the Abbasid domain. By February of the Mongols, led by Hulagu Khan, sacked Baghdad and captured Al-Musta’sim alive. TheMongols feared to execute the Caliph by beheading, due to a super Ap World History, Ancient History, The Middle, Middle Ages, Battle Of Bosworth Field, Abbasid Caliphate, Eurasian Steppe, Golden Horde, Royal Blood

Top 10 Bizarre Deaths of the Middle Ages - Listverse

The Middle Ages, also known as the Medieval Period, spanned between the fifth and fifteenth centuries, ending with the death of Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field. Given the brutality of the time period, the idea of death was viewed very differently than the modern perception, and average life expectancy was significantly lower than today. War and savage violence was extremely common and as such, untimely deaths were not considered unusual. This list encompasses some of the most…

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Christ Comes as a Gardener to Three Marys, c.1615 - Jacob Jordaens - WikiArt.org

‘Christ Comes as a Gardener to Three Marys’ was created in c.1615 by Jacob Jordaens in Baroque style. Find more prominent pieces of religious painting at Wikiart.org – best visual art database.

Simeon I of Bulgaria sending envoys to the Fatimid Caliph Ubayd Allah al-Mahdi. Medieval Manuscript, Illuminated Manuscript, Ancient History, Art History, Abbasid Caliphate, Allah, The Siege, Dark Ages, Byzantine

The reign of Caliph al-Mahdi, from 775 to 785, brought about the first signs of the decline of the Abbasid Empire. He overturned every system and way of operating that the previous ruler had established. Instead of focusing on the good of the people, and beneficial factors that could help the Empire, he supplied his fellow rulers with luxuries and unnecessary belongings. Caliph al-Mahdi never set a precedent for inheritance of a throne, and so there was much controversy between his sons.

Hulagu, Genghis Khan's grandson and the man who destroyed Baghdad and the Abbasid Caliphate in Abbasid Caliphate, Golden Horde, Genghis Khan, Archery Equipment, Baghdad, Historical Costume, Ancient History, Medieval, Vintage World Maps

Hulagu, Genghis Khan's grandson and the man who destroyed Baghdad and the Abbasid Caliphate in 1258.

"Great Mosque of Kairouan Hegira 221 / AD 836 Umayyad, Abbasid Kairouan, Tunisia Known also as the Mosque of 'Uqba Ibn Nafi' who was the founder of the Abbasid city of Kairouan, and the Great Mosque. Islamic World, Islamic Art, Islamic Architecture, Art And Architecture, Mosque, Abbasid Caliphate, World M, Baghdad, Ancient Civilizations

"Great Mosque of Kairouan Hegira 221 / AD 836 Umayyad, Abbasid Kairouan, Tunisia Known also as the Mosque of 'Uqba Ibn Nafi' who was the founder of the Abbasid city of Kairouan, and the Great Mosque."

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Bronze Chess Piece of the Caliph Harun al-Rashid -- 780-850 CE -- Central Asia -- Barakat Art Gallery

Mustansiriya prestigious school founded in the time of the Abbasids in Baghdad in 1233 at the hands of Caliph al-Mustansir Billah, and was a center scientifically and culturally important. Located in the Rusafa of Baghdad. Abbasid Caliphate, Common Era, The Siege, Baghdad, Founded In, Ancient History, Golden Age, Civilization, Islamic

Mustansiriya prestigious school founded in the time of the Abbasids in Baghdad in 1233 at the hands of Caliph al-Mustansir Billah, and was a center scientifically and culturally important. Located in the Rusafa of Baghdad.

In the Baghdad was a prominent and rich ancient city with a high literacy rate. The House of Wisdom was a huge library in Baghdad and major intellectual center where you could find books and manuscripts about science, art and Greek literature. Bagdad, Genghis Khan, House Of Wisdom, Abbasid Caliphate, Musa, War Machine, Middle Ages, Middle East, Ancient History

Fall of Baghdad in 1258, an event often considered as the single most catastrophic event in the history of Islam