Baghdad: Universities and Hospitals

Baghdad's Universities During the later part of the 11th century, Baghdad introduced the precursor to the modern university in the form of a chain of madrasahs which housed students and a salaried faculty. They were known as the Nizamiyah, after their founder Nizam al-Mulk, a Seljuk vizier. The largest and [...]

2017-09-27T01:41:26+00:00 October 15th, 2014|Asia, Muslim Heritage, Muslim World|