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The House of Wisdom is a true story of Ishaq a young boy in ninth century Baghdad. More than a house more than a library more than even a palace The House of Wisdom was the very centre of the new ideas that flourished in Baghdad. It was here that thousands of scholars gathered to read to exchange ideas and to translate the dusty manuscripts that were brought by camel and ship from all over the world. Lyrical prose and beautiful illustration capture the splendour of Baghdad when it was the centre of one of the world ...

House of Wisdom 2000, Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780751372175


The House of Wisdom 1999, DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780789425621