The Round City in the Time of Mansur

Title

The Round City in the Time of Mansur

Description

A depiction of Baghdad shortly after its foundation in the eighth century CE, when it was the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate. An interior cutaway of the city's layout is also featured on the left-hand side.

Creator

Guy Le Strange

Source

From <em>Baghdad during the Abbasid Caliphate: From Contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources</em>, by Guy Le Strange

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Date

1900

Rights

Public Domain

Files

baghdad.jpg

Collection

Reference

Guy Le Strange, The Round City in the Time of Mansur, Oxford University Press, 1900

Cite As

Guy Le Strange, “The Round City in the Time of Mansur,” Living Late Antiquity, accessed June 23, 2018, http://livinglateantiquity.org/items/show/138.

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