Books That Matter: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Books That Matter: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Episode 18, The Rise of Islam

eBook - 2017
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Step back in time to get Gibbon's account of the rise of Islam. Occupying Chapters 50 to 52, this narrative emphasizes how, in Gibbon's view, Islam arrived at a fortunate historical moment when it faced only weak opposition from surrounding powers; he also pays warm tribute to Muhammad's qualities of character.
Publisher: The Great Courses,, 2017
[San Francisco, California, USA] :, Kanopy Streaming,, 2019
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes) : digital, .flv file, sound
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