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East to West, Season 1, Episode 4, The Muslim Renaissance
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directed by Jack Macinnes, fl. 2008; produced by Jack Macinnes, fl. 2008, in East to West, Season 1, Episode 4 (Artarmon, New South Wales: Special Broadcasting Service, 2013), 59 mins
In this episode we reveal how a golden age of invention and scholarship thrived in the Islamic World at a time when Europe lingered in the dark age. We see how Muslim scholars brought together for the first time the ideas of the Greeks and Romans with Persian and Indian mathematics and astronomy, and developed the...
directed by Jack Macinnes, fl. 2008; produced by Jack Macinnes, fl. 2008, in East to West, Season 1, Episode 4 (Artarmon, New South Wales: Special Broadcasting Service, 2013), 59 mins
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The Languages of Ancient Persians
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produced by Sang-ho Han; in The Endless Challenge, Written Word (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media), 6 mins
The Persian empire is a multilingual society because it was very large and included many different peoples and their languages. In their inscriptions they used three languages and ancient language form the same area that it had been around for long time called Elamite and the land itself used to be called Elam.
produced by Sang-ho Han; in The Endless Challenge, Written Word (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media), 6 mins
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