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Odds and Ends
From the 700s to the 1200s, Baghdad was an Intellectual Cent
24 2, 10:01am
There was a lot more than the Sphinx. The Library of Alexandria, The pyramids, the temple at Abu Simbel, The kingdoms of Sumeria and Kush, the huge stone city in present-day Zimbabwe. Europeans changed that. Both Greece and Rome took Egypt. Mongols took Bagdad. Europe took over, sometimes through force. Africa never recovered.