The House of Islam
Lecture no. 12 from the course: The Early Middle Ages
Taught by Professor Philip Daileader | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
An emerging Arab Empire conquers the Persian Empire, large sections of the Byzantine empire, and even parts of continental Europe, including most of the Iberian peninsula. But an Arab raiding party's insignificant defeat provides the key moment in the ascent of Europe's next great dynasty.