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)

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

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

"On a Friday last month on my favorite street (Mutanabbi) in Baghdad. I asked the bookseller how old he was and he said 'between 80 and 90'. Mutanabbi is the historic center of Baghdad bookselling, a street filled with bookstores and outdoor book stalls." By Samer M, via Flickr

An old bookseller on Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad.I asked the bookseller how old he was and he said "between 80 and Mutanabbi is the historic center of Baghdad bookselling, a street filled with bookstores and outdoor book stalls.

"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

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