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Lorsque le monde parlait arabe [videorecording] = When the world spoke Arabic : the golden age of Arab Civilization

by Hussein, Mahmoud; Calderon, Philippe; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); FIT Production (Firm).
Type: materialTypeLabelVisual MaterialSeries: When the world spoke Arabic: Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2001, c1999Description: 12 videocassettes : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.ISBN: 0736532447.Subject(s): Documentary films | Islamic Empire -- History
Contents:
tape 1. The Arabs make make their entrance : Islam and Empire -- tape 2. Once upon a time : Baghdad during the Abbasid Dynasty -- tape 3. The Andalusian Epic : Islamic Spain -- tape 4. They surveyed the world : exploring the Arab Empire and beyond -- tape 5. The Muslim town : urban life under the Caliphate -- tape 6. An art of living : Arab aesthetics in 9th-century Spain -- tape 7. The secrets of the human body: Islam's contributions to medicine -- tape 8. Everything under the sun : astronomy, mathematics, and Islam -- tape 9. The thousand and one nights: a historical perspective --
tape 10. Ulema and philosophers: faith vs. reason in Islamic Arabia -- tape 11. From Arabic to Latin : the assimilation of Arab knowledge -- tape 12. Forgetting the Arabs : Europe on the cusp of the Renaissance.
Summary: " ... Supported by expert commentary and enhanced by footage of historic Arab architecture and period works of art, this comprehensive twelve-part series documents the remarkable history and the most significant cultural, scientific, and technical achievements of the Arab empire, which came to prominence between the 7th and 13th centuries."--Publisher's web site.
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Videocassettes VC 297 WHE (Browse shelf) v. 7 Available
Videocassettes Videocassettes Bissell Library
Staff Office
Videocassettes VC 297 WHE (Browse shelf) v. 8 Available
Videocassettes Videocassettes Bissell Library
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Videocassettes VC 297 WHE (Browse shelf) v. 10 Available

Full series title: When the world spoke Arabic : The golden age of Arab civilization.

ISBN, alternate manufacturer number, full series title, and durations.

FFH 11417,11418, 11420

tape 1. The Arabs make make their entrance : Islam and Empire -- tape 2. Once upon a time : Baghdad during the Abbasid Dynasty -- tape 3. The Andalusian Epic : Islamic Spain -- tape 4. They surveyed the world : exploring the Arab Empire and beyond -- tape 5. The Muslim town : urban life under the Caliphate -- tape 6. An art of living : Arab aesthetics in 9th-century Spain -- tape 7. The secrets of the human body: Islam's contributions to medicine -- tape 8. Everything under the sun : astronomy, mathematics, and Islam -- tape 9. The thousand and one nights: a historical perspective --

tape 10. Ulema and philosophers: faith vs. reason in Islamic Arabia -- tape 11. From Arabic to Latin : the assimilation of Arab knowledge -- tape 12. Forgetting the Arabs : Europe on the cusp of the Renaissance.

Image, Lionel Jan Kerquistel ; music, Bernhard Eisner.

Interviewee, Maxime Rodinson.

" ... Supported by expert commentary and enhanced by footage of historic Arab architecture and period works of art, this comprehensive twelve-part series documents the remarkable history and the most significant cultural, scientific, and technical achievements of the Arab empire, which came to prominence between the 7th and 13th centuries."--Publisher's web site.

VHS format.

VHS/NTSC

Narration in english. Interviews in various languages with English subtitles.

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