Founded in 670 by Uqba bin Nafi, it was the seat of Arab governors in W Africa until 800. Under the Aghlabid...
The Al-Nuri HospitalLEARN MORE
ln 1154 Nur-al-Din Zangi built a hospital in Damascus. It was called al-Nuri, or al-Zangi.
Abbasid Gardens in Baghdad and SamarraLEARN MORE
The love of gardens during the Abbâsid period, whether in Baghdad or in Samarra, was born within the already...
Interior Architecture of Desert ClimateLEARN MORE
Mr. Hadi Ali Shateh discusses design solutions adopted in regions of desert climate and analyses the...
Pottery, Ceramics and GlassLEARN MORE
As in all civilisations, great use was made of pottery, for cooking, lighting, washing, etc. In the bazaar in...