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The Resource When Baghdad ruled the Muslim world : the rise and fall of Islam's greatest dynasty, Hugh Kennedy

When Baghdad ruled the Muslim world : the rise and fall of Islam's greatest dynasty, Hugh Kennedy

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When Baghdad ruled the Muslim world : the rise and fall of Islam's greatest dynasty
Title
When Baghdad ruled the Muslim world
Title remainder
the rise and fall of Islam's greatest dynasty
Statement of responsibility
Hugh Kennedy
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a history of the Abbasid dynasty, the founders of Baghdad, and discusses the politics, military conquests, court life, palace bureacracy, culture, and arts which characterized the era
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GYG
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Kennedy, Hugh
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Abbasids
  • Islamic Empire
  • Islamic Empire
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When Baghdad ruled the Muslim world : the rise and fall of Islam's greatest dynasty, Hugh Kennedy
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-316) and index
Contents
Revolution -- Mansur and his legacy -- Harun al-Rashid: the golden prime -- The war between the brothers -- Poetry and power at the early Abbasid Court -- Landscape with palaces -- The Harem -- Ma'mun to Mutawwakil -- Abbasid Court culture -- High noon in Samarra
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Da Capo press ed.
Extent
xxv, 326
Isbn
9780306814358
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm57480499
Label
When Baghdad ruled the Muslim world : the rise and fall of Islam's greatest dynasty, Hugh Kennedy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-316) and index
Contents
Revolution -- Mansur and his legacy -- Harun al-Rashid: the golden prime -- The war between the brothers -- Poetry and power at the early Abbasid Court -- Landscape with palaces -- The Harem -- Ma'mun to Mutawwakil -- Abbasid Court culture -- High noon in Samarra
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st Da Capo press ed.
Extent
xxv, 326
Isbn
9780306814358
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm57480499

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