مباشر من أسواق بغداد الآن
الگيمر والكاهي والصمون الحار التازة لازم يكون بأول يوم العيد
صباح الخير يا بغداد
صباح الخير يا عراق
صباح الخير على الجميع
A traditional Iraqi Eid breakfast
Qaimar, Samoon, Kahi
Fish of gold and colored lapis lazuli ... were found in the tomb of Queen Shabad "Bu_abe" in the holy city of Ur, Sumerian, dating back to approximately 2600 BC
Fish is considered a sacred Iraqi symbol
In the British Museum - London
Depiction of Layard directing work at ancient Nineveh as local workers excavate, as published in 1852 (image via Hathitrust Digital Library).
images by Carole Raddato via Flickr.
Watercolours by Scottish painter Arthur Melville (1855-1904).
- North Gate/Sultan Gate/Bab Al Modham.
- Tribal revolt.
- Houses around a fountain.
- Ahmadiya/Midan Mosque, overlooking what was later paved and named Khalil Jaddesi/Al Rasheed Street.
Kitab al-Tabikh (Book of Cookery/Dishes)
Two books with the same title published in Baghdad by:
- Ibn Sayyar al-Warraq, 10th century,
- Muhammad bin Hasan al-Baghdadi, 13th century.
Many modern dishes in Iraq & the Middle East can be traced there.
Shamash was a native Mesopotamian deity and the sun god in the Akkadian, Assyrian and Babylonian pantheons. Shamash was the god of justice in Babylonia and Assyria, corresponding to Sumerian Utu.
This pink sandstone relief from ancient Sippar reveals the divine king of Akkad Naram-Sin conquering the mountain tribes of western Iran and doing homage to the sun god. He tramples down the enemy at the head with horns symbolic of deity.
Nebuchadrezzar I of Babylon (1,124 B.C.) attacked Elam and was just barely beaten off. A second Babylonian attack succeeded, however, and the whole of Elam was apparently overrun, ending the Middle Elamite period.
1956 The old wooden bridge that used to connect the cities of Al-Azamiyah and Kadhimiyah. It was removed later after the opening of the current Bridge of A'emma (Imams) by King Faisal II. Photo colourised by #DeOldify#Iraq#iraqesque.
Annual procession at noon culminates 10th day of mourning, Ashura, in Kerbala.
Symbolizes how Asad tribesmen ran more than a mile from the nearby village of Tweireej/Hindyia intending to rescue Hussein then, but he had already been killed.