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Two queens of Baghdad

Nabia Abbott

Two queens of Baghdad

mother and wife of Harun al-Rashid

by Nabia Abbott

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Published by Al Saqi Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Khaizurān, -- Queen of Baghdad, -- d. 789.,
  • Zubaidah, -- Queen of Baghdad, -- d. 831.,
  • Hārūn al-Rashīd, -- Caliph, -- ca. 763-809.,
  • Abbasids -- Biography.,
  • Queens -- Islamic Empire -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNabia Abbott ; with a foreword by Sarah Graham-Brown.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 277 p., [2] folded leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22154109M
    ISBN 100863561195, 0863560318

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    In five seconds, a voice was on the line. ‘Here is the Sultan of Baghdad speaking,’ the voice said. ‘Listen, Sultan,’ the Queen said. ‘Did anything unpleasant happen in your city three nights ago?’ ‘Every night unpleasant things are happening in Baghdad,’ the Sultan said.   Directed by Sabine Krayenbühl, Zeva Oelbaum. With Tilda Swinton, Michael Higgs, Eric Loscheider, Rachael Stirling. Gertrude Bell, the most powerful woman in the British Empire in her day, shaped the destiny of Iraq after WWI in ways that still reverberate today/10().

    ABBOTT, Nabia. Two Queens of Baghdad. Mother and Wife of Harun Al-Rashid. Chicago, University Press, [].8vo. Original cloth with illustrated dust-wrapper; pp. vii, [3], , folding map and frontispiece of the tomb of Zubaidah; minor marginal fraying to wrapper, light toning internally, a very good and clean copy.U.   The bulk of the book is taken up with a near-comprehensive blow-by-blow account of the fighting that occurred over four weeks in March and April


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This volume recounts the lives of the mother and wife of Harun al-Rashid, contemporary of Charlemagne and hero of many a tale from the "Arabian Nights". Khaizuran and Zubaidah, the "two queens", flouted the taboos of Muslim society and left their imprint on /5.

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The Abbasid dynasty was perhaps the greatest in Arab history, and the greatest of the Abbasid rulers was undoubtedly Harun al-Rashid. His mother, Khaizuran, and wife Zubaidah are the 'two queens' of this book.

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), Khaizurān Queen of Bagdad (d. ), Khaizurān Queen of Baghdad (d. ), Zubaidah Queen of Bagdad (d. ), Zubaidah Queen of Baghdad (d. 2 TWO QUEENS OF BAGHDAD Not the least of his great boons to the dynasty he established was the new, safer, and more central capital Baghdad, the Round City of Mansur.

The original unit took several years to build and cost close to five mil­ lion dirhams.2 The ambitions that this caliph cherishedFile Size: 7MB. She also speaks with the Sultan of Baghdad who confirms what the BFG was saying. The Queen summons the Head of the Army and the Head of the Air Force.

Analysis. This section of the book builds on the idea that outsiders, such as the BFG and Sophie, may know better than insiders, like the Heads of the Army and the Airforce, who just want to kill.

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