abbasid dynasty

Abbasid dynasty photo gallery

  Coins of the Abbasids.       

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A manuscript written during the Abbasid Era.

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Mustansiriya University in Baghdad (the minaret in the background was used for astronomical purposes).

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The alchemist Jabir ibn Hayyan, from a 15th century European portrait of Geber, Codici Ashburnhamiani 1166.

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The Abbasid “Baghdad Gate” (8th. century) in Ar-Raqqah (Syria).

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Baghdad Gate

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The spiral minaret in Samarra, Iraq. Samarra stands on the east bank of the Tigris in the Salah-ad-Din Governorate, 125 kilometers (78 mi) north of Baghdad and, in 2002, had an estimated population of 201,700. UNESCO named Samarra one of its World Heritage Sites.

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Dalal Bridge in Zakho, Iraq

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Abbasid palace/Fortress of Ukhaider near Karbala, Iraq. Built in 775 AD
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