Mongol Siege of Baghdad

Illustration

Syed Muhammad Khan
by Sayf al-vâhidî
published on 16 November 2019
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A painted manuscript of the "Compendium of Chronicles" by Rashid-al-Din Hamadani (1247 – 1318 CE). This illumination from a mid 15th Century manscript depicts the siege of Baghdad in 1258 by the army of Hulegu Khan (r. 1256 – 1265 CE), after which it was destroyed. Painted in Iran c. 1430 CE. From the Bibliothèque Nationale de France

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al-vâhidî, S. (2019, November 16). Mongol Siege of Baghdad. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11465/mongol-siege-of-baghdad/

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