Islam and the Caliphate
Lecture no. 19 from the course: The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes
Taught by Professor Kenneth W. Harl | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
How did Muslim civilization emerge? Why did it burst upon the scene so dramatically? And how did it come to play such a significant role among Turkish-speaking nomads? Get background on the caliphate and its divisions, the teachings of Muhammad, and how a Muslim capital at Baghdad and associated cities spread Islam through trade connections.