Umayyad Exile in Cordoba - 784 - 1031

Umayyad Exile in Cordoba - 784 - 1031

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This Lecture: Discover the golden age of Cordoba as a global center of education and culture. Learn how the displaced Umayyad caliphate established a kingdom in exile in Cordoba, whose rulers oversaw remarkable advancements in lifestyle and manners, magnificent architecture and urban development, and the cultivation of the best available Muslim, Christian, and Jewish scholarship. The Course: Turning Points in Middle Eastern History unfurl a breathtaking panorama of history, exploring a 1,300-year window from the rise of the warrior prophet Muhammad to the fall of the Ottoman Empire after World War I. Each lecture focuses on a specific moment that changed the direction of events or the narrative of history. All Lectures: 1. Muslim Empires: Land, Language, Religion 2. Muhammad and the Dawn of Islam-622 3. Arab Invasion of North Africa-639 4. Umayyad Caliphate in Damascus-661 5. Battle of Karbala-680 6. Arab Invasion of Andalusia-711 7. Battle of Talas-751 8. The Founding of Baghdad-762 9. Islamic Golden Age Begins-813 10. Qairouan University-859 11. The Fatimids of Cairo-969 12. Umayyad Exile in Cordoba-784-1031 13. Al-Ghazali and Orthodoxy-1090 14. Crusaders Capture Jerusalem-1099 15. Muslims in the Court of Roger II-1130 16. Saladin: Chivalry and Conquest-1187 17. The Egyptian Mamluks-1250 18. Mongols Sack Baghdad-1258 19. Ottoman Empire Rises-1299 20. Mansa Musa, Richest Man-1324 21. Ibn Khaldun's Masterpiece-1377 22. Ottomans Seize Constantinople-1453 23. Fall of Granada-1492 24. Safavid Dynasty of Persia-1501 25. Selim the Grim-1512 26. Suleiman the Magnificent-1520 27. Second Siege of Vienna-1683 28. The Saud-Wahhab Pact-1744 29. Napoleon Invades Egypt-1798 30. Murder at the Citadel-1811 31. French Invasion of Algeria-1830 32. East India Company in Yemen-1839 33. Egypt, Europe, and the Suez Canal-1869 34. Discovering Middle East Oil-1908 35. World War I in the Desert-1914 36. The Last Caliphate Falls-1924
Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses, 2016.
Edition: Unabridged.
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Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (30 min.)) : digital.
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Additional Contributors: Gearon, Eamonn
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