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Once upon a time : Baghdad during the Abbasid dynasty

Author: Mahmoud HusseinPhilippe CalderonFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)FIT Production (Firm)Cinquième (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [©2004]
Series: Lorsque le monde parlait arabe.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The victory of the Abbasids over the Umayyads signified much more than the replacement of one dynasty with another. With it, Islam saw the birth of a multiethnic concept of power, in which both Arab and non-Arab Muslims could share authority. This program presents the Abbasid Caliphate at its peak, enthroned in its prestigious capital city: Baghdad. The defining project of Caliph al-Ma'amun, the translation by an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
DVD (Digital video discs)
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mahmoud Hussein; Philippe Calderon; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); FIT Production (Firm); Cinquième (Firm); Canal Sur Televisión S.A.
ISBN: 0736532463 9780736532464 073655856X 9780736558563
OCLC Number: 71838687
Credits: Photography, Lionel San-Kenguistel ; editor, Julie Billebault ; music, Bernhard Elsner.
Performer(s): Narrated by Paul Barrett.
Event notes: Originally released as a documentary film in 1999.
Description: 1 videodisc (26 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format. Digital video disc. Dolby digital.
Series Title: Lorsque le monde parlait arabe.
Other Titles: Baghdad during the Abbasid dynasty
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; un film conc̦u et écrit par Mahmoud Hussein ; réalisé par Philippe Calderon ; une coproduction FIT Production, La Cinquième, Canal Sur Televisión.

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The victory of the Abbasids over the Umayyads signified much more than the replacement of one dynasty with another. With it, Islam saw the birth of a multiethnic concept of power, in which both Arab and non-Arab Muslims could share authority. This program presents the Abbasid Caliphate at its peak, enthroned in its prestigious capital city: Baghdad. The defining project of Caliph al-Ma'amun, the translation by an army of clerks of all the ancient writings his emissaries could procure, is spotlighted-an achievement that set the stage for an eventual showdown between religious and secular scholars.

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