The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age

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The History and Achievements of the Islamic Golden Age

2017

It is nearly impossible to overstate the power and importance of the crucial 500-year history of the Abbasid Empire. This is your opportunity to get to know the story and the accomplishments of this great period in human...

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Eamonn Gearon

In This Series

From Camels to Stars in the Middle East
Episode 1
From Camels to Stars in the Middle East
Ibn Battuta's Search for Knowledge
Episode 2
Ibn Battuta's Search for Knowledge
Arabian Nights Caliph: Harun al-Rashid
Episode 3
Arabian Nights Caliph: Harun al-Rashid
The Arab World's Greatest Writer: al-Jahiz
Episode 4
The Arab World's Greatest Writer: al-Jahiz
Algebra, Algorithms, and al-Khwarizmi
Episode 5
Algebra, Algorithms, and al-Khwarizmi
Baghdad's House of Wisdom
Episode 6
Baghdad's House of Wisdom
Muhammad, the Hadith, and Imam Bukhari
Episode 7
Muhammad, the Hadith, and Imam Bukhari
Interpreting and Defending the Quran
Episode 8
Interpreting and Defending the Quran
The Arab Herodotus: al-Masudi
Episode 9
The Arab Herodotus: al-Masudi
Cairo, al-Haytham, and the Book of Optics
Episode 10
Cairo, al-Haytham, and the Book of Optics
Master Muslim Scholar: al-Biruni
Episode 11
Master Muslim Scholar: al-Biruni
Astronomy in the Islamic Golden Age
Episode 12
Astronomy in the Islamic Golden Age
Medieval Muslim Medicine and Hospitals
Episode 13
Medieval Muslim Medicine and Hospitals
Alchemistry and Chemistry in Early Baghdad
Episode 14
Alchemistry and Chemistry in Early Baghdad
The Fertile Crescent, Water, and al-Jazari
Episode 15
The Fertile Crescent, Water, and al-Jazari
Jewish Scholar in Cairo: Moses Maimonides
Episode 16
Jewish Scholar in Cairo: Moses Maimonides
The Banu Musa's Inventions and Automatons
Episode 17
The Banu Musa's Inventions and Automatons
Mosques, Architecture, and Gothic Revival
Episode 18
Mosques, Architecture, and Gothic Revival
Arabic Verse, Love Poetry, and Wine Songs
Episode 19
Arabic Verse, Love Poetry, and Wine Songs
Medieval Mastermind: Avicenna (Ibn Sina)
Episode 20
Medieval Mastermind: Avicenna (Ibn Sina)
Entertaining in the Time of the Abbasids
Episode 21
Entertaining in the Time of the Abbasids
Calligraphy, Carpets, and the Arabic Arts
Episode 22
Calligraphy, Carpets, and the Arabic Arts
When Did the Islamic Golden Age End?
Episode 23
When Did the Islamic Golden Age End?
Ibn Khaldun on the Rise and Fall of Empire
Episode 24
Ibn Khaldun on the Rise and Fall of Empire