Lesson 10 of 13 • 1 upvotes • 12:08 mins
Islam was spread over almost a third of the then known world. Politically, the Abbasid Caliphate controlled an area equivalent to almost four times the size of today’s India. Forget area, it extended from Morocco in north-western Africa to Sindh and then into Central Asia. There was difficult peace yet enormous development in various disciplines like science, mathematics, geography, philosophy, literature, art, and virtually every field known at that time. And this started happening from the Abbasid capital, Baghdad, the location of the ‘House of Wisdom’. This five centuries of ‘the Golden Age of Islam’ was a revolution in itself. Let us understand it.
13 lessons • 2 h 15 m
Overview: The First Three Centuries of the Medieval Period
Period between 700 to 711 AD.
Arab Invasion of Sindh
Aftermaths of the Arab Invasion of Sindh
The Rashtrakutas - Part 1
The Rashtrakutas - Part 2
The Tripartite Struggle
The Golden Age of Islam
Religion During the Three Centries
The Developments in Central Asia
India on the eve of Ghaznavid Invasion