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The Atlas Obscura Guide To Baghdad
5 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Baghdad, Iraq
Updated September 26, 2023
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Stories About Baghdad
A New Generation Is Remaking Iraqi Cinema
“If we can’t make the revolution on the streets … we can make it in cinema, sending a message, spreading our vision of the world.”
by Laura Silvia Battaglia
Astrologers Were the Quants of the Ancient World
Coincidence and correlation in the stars, from the founding of Baghdad to the New York Yankees to COVID-19.
by Alexander Boxer
3 Brothers From Baghdad and Their Remarkable 9th-Century Book of Inventions
A prescient relic of the Islamic Golden Age.
by Jonny Keen
In Medieval Baghdad, Rulers Held Elite Cook-Offs
The "Iron Chef of medieval times" could have serious consequences.
by Anne Ewbank