Cities of Light: The Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain


Subjects: History, Social Studies
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: PBS

An epic journey back into one of the centuries-long period when Muslims, Christians, and Jews inhabited the same far corner of Western Europe and thrived. The lemon tree, the water wheel, and Aristotle's lost philosophy all arrived in Europe through Islamic Spain, as did algebra and the beginnings of modern medicine, science, and poetry. Here were the very roots of the European Renaissance.

 

2-hour runtime; Fair Use copyright clearance.

Mar 7  Check local listings


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