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Overview page. Subjects: Art.

The capital of modern-day Iraq, on the River Tigris, which was a thriving city under the Abbasid caliphs, notably Harun of Chancery, in the 8th and 9th centuries.

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Baghdad

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 132 words.

ad, add, Allahabad, bad, Baghdad, bedad, begad, cad, Chad, clad, dad, egad, fad, forbade, gad, glad, grad, had,

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Baghdad

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 132 words.

ad, add, Allahabad, bad, Baghdad, bedad, begad, cad, Chad, clad, dad, egad, fad, forbade, gad, glad, grad, had,

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Baghdad

Carrie Mott.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1202 words.

Baghdad is the capital of Iraq, with a population of around 7 million people. It is the largest city in

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Baghdad

Walter Emil Kaegi.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 194 words.

(Βαγδά, Εἰρηνόπολις), capital of the caliphate for most of the ʿAbbāsid dynasty. The name Baghdad was Persian; officially it was

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Baghdad

Dominique Sourdel.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 348 words.

Baghdad, capital of the Abbasid Empire, was founded in 762 by the second caliph of the dynasty, al-Mansūr, on

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Baghdad

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

The city of Baghdad, third major seat of the Islamic polity after Medina and Damascus following the prophet Muḥammad 's death,

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Berlin–Baghdad railway

Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 124 words.

An enterprise to build a railway from Baghdad to Constantinople (which was connected to Berlin by rail), begun in 1903

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Berlin–Baghdad railway

Christopher Riches and Jan Palmowski.

in A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 124 words.

An enterprise to build a railway from Baghdad to Constantinople (which was connected to Berlin by rail), begun in 1903

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Baghdad and Beyond

Wayne Sandholtz.

in Prohibiting Plunder

November 2007; p ublished online January 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 7140 words.

This chapter focuses on how the looting of the Iraqi National Museum, following the arrival of US troops in Baghdad in 2003, triggered another cycle of norm development. The almost...

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Arablish: The Baghdad Blogger

Gillian Whitlock.

in Soft Weapons

December 2006; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 9196 words.

This chapter introduces an Iraqi blogger called Salam Pax. The origins of Pax are uncertain. The creation of the weblog and Pax was a brave act of resistance, and readers in the West...

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