House of Wisdom in the City of Peace

Bagdad, Iraq Destroyed 1870s The House of Wisdom was a famous library located in the the Round City of Baghdad, the original core of Bagdad. The city was built by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mansur in 762–766 CE as the official residence of the Abbasid court. Its official name in Abbasid times was the City of Peace (Arabic: مدينة السلام ). The two […]