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

Story of cities #3: the birth of Baghdad was a landmark for world civilisation

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

Mustansiriya Madrasah is a historical building in Baghdad, Iraq

I appreciate the repetition of the arches and the contrast of sharp corners with the circular shapes arches. (Mustansiriya Madrasah is a historical building in Baghdad, Iraq)

Alshorga-Baghda-Iraq 1980  the femous market of old Baghdad  Photographer :- Haleem Alkhatat

Alshorga-Baghda-Iraq 1980 the femous market of old Baghdad Photographer :- Haleem Alkhatat

Credit: Steve McCurry /National Geographic Iraq, 1984 Baghdad’s al-Shaheed Monument, with its eternal flame, commemora...

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al-Shaheed Monument, or Martyr’s Memorial, Baghdad, Iraq , photo by Steve McCurry

"Me, Stephanie, Genny and mum Baghdad visit" by sarah-m-smith ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring New Look, Closed, Étoile Isabel Marant, Dolce&Gabbana, Jupe de Abby, ZAC Zac Posen, Sarah Flint, Chloé, 8 and Gucci

"Me, Stephanie, Genny and mum Baghdad visit" by sarah-m-smith ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring New Look, Closed, Étoile Isabel Marant, Dolce&Gabbana, Jupe de Abby, ZAC Zac Posen, Sarah Flint, Chloé, 8 and Gucci

2000 year old batter: The Baghdad Battery - WTF fun facts

2000 year old batter: The Baghdad Battery - WTF fun facts. Made out of clay, an iron rod, a copper cylinder filled with vinegar with an asphalt stopper.

مدرسة العقيدة الثانوية، بغداد، ١٩٦١; Girls College, 1961, Baghdad.

Latif Al Ani: ‘I was documenting for the sake of archiving. I never thought Iraq would arrive at what it has today’, Studio International

Baghdad Tower is a 205m tower in Baghdad, Iraq. The tower is a replacement to the one destroyed during the Gulf War

Saddam Tower is a tower in Baghdad, Iraq. The tower is a replacement to the one destroyed during the Gulf War

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