Learn about Muslim civilization and its valuable contributions and role in the revival of the Greek Classics.
This is not a course about Islam or the Islamic civilization, it is a brief overview and a basic introduction to the achievements of Muslim civilization in the fields of physics, biology, mathematics, architecture and astronomy in a concise manner.
Unit One: The Emergence of Islam
- Lesson One - An Introduction to the Emergence of Islam
- Lesson Two - A Brief Summary of the Major Expansions by the Rashidun and the Umayyads
- Lesson Three - The Diversity of Muslim Societies
Unit Two: Islamic Awakening
- Lesson One - Islam and Science
- Lesson Two - A Brief Introduction to the Contributions of Muslim Scholars.
- Lesson Three - An Overview of the History of Science in the Muslim World, Part One
- Lesson Four - An Overview of the History of Science in the Muslim World, Part Two
Unit Three: Muslim Scientists
- Lesson One - Astronomers and Mathematicians: Ibn Al-Haytham and Al-Tusi
- Lesson Two - Physicians: Ibn Al-Nafis and Ibn Sina
- Lesson Three - Philosophers: Al-Kindi and Ibn Rushd
Unit Four: Islamic Architecture Plus an Overview of the Influence of Islamic Civilization
- Lesson One: Islamic Architecture I
- Lesson Two: Islamic Architecture II
- Lesson Three: The Influence of the Islamic Civilization on the West
- Lesson Four: Areas of Influence
Shereen El Kabbani and Sarah Nagaty