Barbarism Dies Hard: Mongol and US Destruction of Baghdad

“The most reliable and most widely accepted view of the etymology of the name “Baghdad” is that it is a Middle Persian compound of Bag “god” + dād “given,” translating to “god-given” or “God’s…

“The most reliable and most widely accepted view of the etymology of the name “Baghdad” is that it is a Middle Persian compound of Bag “god” + dād “given,” translating to “god-given” or “God’s gift,” whence Modern Persian Baɣdād. The name is pre-Islamic and the origins are unclear.” Johnny Wink, a former colleague alongside whom I taught More

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