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[The First University of the World !]


THE FIRST UNIVERSITY OF THE WORLD       




The first university of the World had been founded by the Abbasi monarch Harun Resid in Harran where the important scholars who contributed to the development and improvement of the world like Ibni Sina and Farabi grew up. The observation tower (astronomy) of this university is still standing.

Also, the interesting architectural texture of the conical domed Harran houses which have become the symbol of Harran and are known as “kumbet houses” made of rose oil, egg white, straw and baked soil can not be found anywhere else in the world. Hazreti Ibrahim (Abraham) had lived in Harran for a while before he immigrated to Palestine.