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Harun al-Rashid: Abbasid Caliph during the Golden Age of Islam; during his reign, Baghdad was the greatest city in the world

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20 July 802, the first elephant north of the Alps mentioned in a document since antiquity arrived as a gift from Harun al-Rashid at Charlemagne’s court in Aachen.

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Map of the Muslim expansion and the Muslim world under the Umayyad and early Abbasid caliphates

Water jug presented to Charlemagne (742-814) by Harun al-Rashid (c.766-809) (cloisonne enamel) Title: Byzantine Primary creator: Treasury of the Abbey of Saint-Maurice, Valais, Switzerland Location: Giraudon Credit: cloisonne enamel Medium: 5th Abbassid Caliph of Baghdad;

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Medieval Islamic Abbasid Caliphate Gold Dinar Coin of Harun Al Rashid - 801 AD - http://coins.goshoppins.com/medieval-coins/medieval-islamic-abbasid-caliphate-gold-dinar-coin-of-harun-al-rashid-801-ad/

A 13th-century book illustration produced in Baghdad by al-Wasiti showing a group of pilgrims on a hajj

Harun al-Rashid prison and tortured headquarters in Khorasan Iran ... Scene Photography Rasul Ali سجن هارون الرشيد ومقر تعذيبه في خرسان ايران... مشهد تصوير رسول علي زندان هارون الرشید و مقر شکنجه در خراسان ایران ... صحنه عکاسی رسول علی (ع)

Harun Al-Rashid, painting by Shakir Hasan Al-Said, Baghdad, 1950s هارون الرشيد، لوحة برسم شاكر حسن السعيد، بغداد، الخمسينات

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