Daily Life in Ancient and Modern Baghdad
Have you ever wondered what daily life was like for people long ago? What did they eat? What games did kids play? What did they wear when it rained? How did they treat a toothache? Cities through Time explores daily life during the key historical periods that most shaped each city's personality. Supports the national curriculum standards Culture; Time, Continuity, and Change; People, Places, and Environments; Individuals, Groups, and Institutions; Power, Authority, and Governance; Production, Distribution, and Consumption; Science Technology and Society; Global Connections; and Civic Ideals and Practices as outlined by the National Council for the Social Studies.
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CAPITAL OF AN EMPIRE
DOWNFALL OF AN EMPIRE
THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE
Abbasid Caliphate al-Amin al-Ma'mun al-Mansur al-Muqtafi al-Mutawakkil al-Yaqubi ancient Arab artisans Asia Baghdad A.D. Baghdad boasted Baghdad's residents Baghdad's scholars banks bathhouses became bowl boys bride Caliph al-Mutawakkil Caliph Harun al-Rashid caliph of Baghdad camels canals capital caravan carpets century Christie's Images city's clothing coffee conquers Baghdad cupper desert dhimmis divorce dowry EARLY BAGHDAD empire's enemies Euphrates River Faisal falcon farmers fire flocked to Baghdad floods gold guests Harun al-Rashid hospitality Iran Iraq Iraq's Iraqi irrigation system Islamic Empire jewelry land landowners lived Mamluk Mamluk armies marriage meal Mecca merchants Mesopotamia Middle East Midhat MODERN BAGHDAD monarchy Mongol mosques mother mud-brick houses Murad IV Muslim nomads Ottoman Empire palace Persian population prayer prophet Muhammad ruler Saddam Hussein Saudi Arabia schools slaves sold spices Suleyman the Magnificent suqs Tamerlane thousands Tigris River trade traveled Turkish sultan village walls wedding women wore