SummaryExamines a long-buried chapter of European history: the rise and fall of Islamic culture in what is now Spain and Portugal. See how Moorish advances in mathematics, astronomy, art, and agriculture helped propel the West out of the Dark Ages and into the Renaissance. What emerges is a richly detailed portrait of a sensuous, inquisitive, and remarkably progressive Islamic culture in Christian Europe.
Muslims -- Portugal -- History.
Spain -- Civilization -- 711-1516.
Portugal -- Civilization -- To 1500.
Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
|Publisher|| Silver Spring, MD :Acorn Media,2008
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Acorn Media (Firm)
Presented by Bettany Hughes.
Title from container.
Originally produced for television in 2005.
DVD; widescreen presentation; Dolby digital stereo.
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.