February 10, 2011 is the 753th anniversary of the fall of Baghdadand the demise of the Abbasid Empire established in 750. OnFebruary 10, 1258 the hordes of Mongol prince Hulagu sackedBaghdad. Once the World's greatest city was destroyed, up to amillion people massacred. The Abbasid Empire was the largestEmpire of its time. It stretched from the Atlantic Ocean to China.During 508 years it was ruled by 38 Caliphs of the Abbasid dynasty,direct descendants of the Prophet Abraham through the male line.10 days after the fall of Baghdad the last Caliph Al-Mustasimperished the death of a martyr. Several of his sons fled to differentcountries. The Syrian line spread itself and gained importance. EmirsRuslan and Iskander belong to it.
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