Baghdad: A Historical Overview

By Saulat Pervez

The rich history of Baghdad

baghdad1When we think of Baghdad today, we imagine a war-torn, ravaged city. However, Baghdad has a rich history which the present should not obscure. From the eighth century to the thirteenth century, Baghdad was a metropolis known for intellectual and material prosperity, showcasing numerous libraries, research institutions, thriving universities, magnificent homes, and flourishing businesses.

2017-12-01T00:19:00+00:00March 5th, 2015|Asia, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|