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Index: La busca de Averroes, El Aleph, OC,Obras completas. Buenos Aires: Emecé, 1974. 582. Las mil y una noches, SN,Siete noches. Mexico City: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1982. 60, 73.

Baghdad, capital of Iraq

Fishburn and Hughes: "The capital of Iraq, a city on the river Tigris. Under the Abbasid dynasty it was a celebrated centre of Arab culture and the glory of the Moslem world, a position it later shared with Cordoba. Many of the tales of the Thousand and One Nights, centred on the court of the Abbasid Caliph Harun al-Rashid (763-809), are set in Baghdad." (22)