What the new Assassin's Creed game tells us about 9th-century Baghdad, from the art historian who worked on it

Gamers the world over will be familiar with the incredibly detailed historic cityscapes the Assassin’s Creed franchise has produced so far. Following earlier forays into ancient Damascus and Athens, the forthcoming installment, Mirage, takes players into ninth-century Baghdad, the capital of the Abbasid caliphate.

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