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20 February - Al-Musta'sim Billah was executed by the Mongol conquerors. Since their leader Hülegü obviously had resentments to spill "royal blood" after the sack of the cultural centre of Islam and the death of up to a million people, Al-Musta'sim was rolled into a carpet and trampled to death by Mongol riders.

The Battle of Ayn Jalut, The Ilkhanid Mongols sack Baghdad and destroy the Abbasid Caliphate in 1258 at the Battle of Baghdad.

"Studies on the civilisational importance of Silk Roads and silk production in Iraq - During the Abbasid Caliphate which stretched to the borders of China, its capital Baghdad was a meeting point of the land and sea Silk Routes as well as an important trading centre. Several cities in Iraq became famous for the silk they produced and sold. Thus, for instance, Attabi silk textile from the region of Attabiya... and embroidered silk from Mosul was exported to various countries in Asia and…

Studies on the civilisational importance of Silk Roads and silk production in Iraq

The Minaret of Samarra, Iraq.

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The Minaret of Samarra is part of the Great Mosque of Samarra in Samarra, Iraq. The mosque is one of the largest in the world, and was built by the Abbasid caliph Al-Mutawakkil . The minaret was originally connected to the mosque by a bridge.

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After conquering the Umayyads, the

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Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī was a Persian #mathematician, #astronomer, geographer during the Abbasid Caliphate, and a scholar in the House of Wisdom in Baghdad. He is often considered one of the fathers of algebra. #STEM #STEMtheGame illustration by @limetown

Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī was a Persian #mathematician, #astronomer, geographer during the Abbasid Caliphate, and a scholar in the House of Wisdom in Baghdad. He is often considered one of the fathers of algebra. #STEM #STEMtheGame illustration by @limetown

'Abbasid Caliphal Armies:   1: Senior Amir, mid-9th to mid-10th centuries;  2: Armoured Ghulam cavalryman, mid-9th to mid-10th centuries;  3: Persian Infantry Guardsman, mid-9th to mid-10th centuries

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The round city of Baghdad in the 10th century, the peak of the Abbasid Caliphate. Illustration: Jean Soutif/Science Photo Library

Story of cities the birth of Baghdad was a landmark for world civilisation The foundation of al-Mansur’s ‘Round City’ in 762 was a glorious milestone in the history of urban design. It developed into the cultural centre of the world

Scholars at an Abbasid library in Baghdad. Maqamat of al-Hariri Illustration by Yahyá al-Wasiti, 1237.

Scholars at an Abbasid library in Baghdad. Maqamat of al-Hariri Illustration by Yahyá al-Wasiti, 1237.

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