Palace of Al-Najmi

Palace of Al-Najmi In the southern Iraqi province of Wasit, 23 kilometers to the northwest of Al-Numaniyah, is one of the historical sites. The Al-Najmi site or Al-Najmi Mosque are further names for it. It was constructed in the Seljuk fashion and houses Allama Al-Bajali and his wife’s grave. It is still a large, lofty […]

Al-Mustansiriya School

Al-Mustansiriya School An old school that served as a significant center for science and culture was established in Baghdad by Caliph Al-Mustansir Billah Al-Abbasid in 1233. It is situated on Baghdad’s Rusafa side. Al-Mustansiriya was constructed on a 4836 square meter plot of land that overlooked the Tigris River’s shoreline close to the Nizamiyya school. […]

The Great Mosque of Samarra

The Great Mosque of Samarra For a time, the mosque was the largest in the world; its minaret, the Malwiya Tower, is a spiralling cone 52 metres (171 ft) high and 33 metres (108 ft) wide with a spiral ramp. The reign of Al-Mutawakkil had a great effect on the appearance of the city, for […]