Baghdad, located in Iraq, was once the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate and a center of Islamic advancements. The Golden Age ended in 1258 when the Mongols laid siege to the city and demolished many of its libraries and monuments.
Abu Hanefa Mosque in 1890
- ^ “The Great Mosque of al-Mansur at Baghdad,” Iraq, I, 1934: 105-11
- ^ ArchNet.org. "Baghdad". Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA: MIT School of Architecture and Planning. Retrieved 12 April 2013.
- ^ The construction of the Saddam Grand Mosque was stopped at an extremely early stage. It is often confused with the Al-Rahman mosque.