Madrasah Nizamiyyah

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Madrasa founded in Baghadad in 1067. One of the most famous of those established by the great Seljuk vizier Nizam al-Mulk (d. 1092). This madrasa, like the others he founded, was primarily devoted to the teaching of law according to the Shafii school of Sunni Islamic law. The Nizamiyyah of Baghdad attracted noted scholars, of whom one of the most famous was the jurist, theologian, and mystic al-Ghazali (d. 1111).

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