- ʿAbdullāh al-Mansūr, a.d. 712?–775, Arab caliph 754–775: founder of Baghdad 764.
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Mansur could now give his mind to the founding of the new capital.
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Mansur being told of it said: “I would rather they went to hell in obedience to us, than to heaven in disobedience.”
- Abu Ja'far al- (ˈæbuː ˈdzæfə ˈæl). 712–75 ad, 2nd caliph of the Abbasid dynasty (754–75). He founded Baghdad (762) and made it the Islamic capital
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