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Melissa Snell

Harun al-Rashid

By April 19, 2012

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If not for the support of a clever mother and his association with talented friends, Harun al-Rashid might never have risen to become caliph. But that's exactly what he did, and he established a splendid court at Baghdad that would inspire some of the tales in The Thousand and One Nights. Find out more about Harun al-Rashid in his Who's Who Profile.

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