Abbasid Baghdad

Peace, one and all…

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I’ve been raiding the archives of BBC Radio 4 recently.  Here’s one from the vaults of their excellent In Our Time series (hosted by Melvyn Bragg).  This one looks at the wonders of Baghdad under the Abbasid Caliphs.

Enjoy and may Allah make it useful.

Ma’as salama,
Abdur Rahman

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The First Civil War

Peace, one and all…

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Here are the next set of slides on early Islamic history.  These ones look at the first civil war (fitna) between Ali and Mu’awiya.  Enjoy and may God them beneficial.

Ma’as salama,
Abdur Rahman

Muslim Spain

Peace, one and all…

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Today, it seems, is a day for posting videos!  I’ve found another video set on Muslim Spain.  Enjoy and may God make it of use, and bless all who pass by.

Part 1

Part 2

Ma’as salama,
Abdur Rahman