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Turning points in middle eastern history - season 1 [electronic resource].

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (36 video files (ca. 1080 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2016.

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Formatted Contents Note: Episode 30 Murder at the Citadel - 1811 Episode 22 Ottomans Seize Constantinople - 1453 Episode 36 The Last Caliphate Falls - 1924 Episode 7 Battle of Talas - 751 Episode 9 Islamic Golden Age Begins - 813 Episode 16 Saladin: Chivalry and Conquest - 1187 Episode 18 Mongols Sack Baghdad - 1258 Episode 21 Ibn Khaldun's Masterpiece - 1377 Episode 8 The Founding of Baghdad - 762 Episode 13 Al-Ghazali and Orthodoxy - 1090 Episode 17 The Egyptian Mamluks - 1250 Episode 19 Ottoman Empire Rises - 1299 Episode 25 Selim the Grim - 1512 Episode 3 Arab Invasion of North Africa - 639 Episode 10 Qairouan University - 859 Episode 27 Second Siege of Vienna - 1683 Episode 15 Muslims in the Court of Roger II - 1130 Episode 26 Suleiman the Magnificent - 1520 Episode 4 Umayyad Caliphate in Damascus - 661 Episode 6 Arab Invasion of Andalusia - 711 Episode 29 Napoleon Invades Egypt - 1798 Episode 33 Egypt, Europe, and the Suez Canal - 1869 Episode 11 The Fatimids of Cairo - 969 Episode 14 Crusaders Capture Jerusalem - 1099 Episode 32 East India Company in Yemen - 1839 Episode 20 Mansa Musa, Richest Man - 1324 Episode 34 Discovering Middle East Oil - 1908 Episode 23 Fall of Granada - 1492 Episode 31 French Invasion of Algeria - 1830 Episode 28 The Saud-Wahhab Pact - 1744 Episode 35 World War I in the Desert - 1914 Episode 1 Muslim Empires: Land, Language, Religion Episode 2 Muhammad and the Dawn of Islam - 622 Episode 5 Battle of Karbala - 680 Episode 12 Umayyad Exile in Cordoba - 784 - 1031 Episode 24 Safavid Dynasty of Persia - 1501.
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Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: Rated TVPG.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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