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We often overlook Islamic history as a learning tool. The history of Islam is not only important for Muslims, but important for everyone. Islam and the people who call themselves Muslims have made an enormous impact on our world. The Islamic History Podcast is about discovering that history in a fun and interesting way.

We often overlook Islamic history as a learning tool. The history of Islam is not only important for Muslims, but important for everyone. Islam and the people who call themselves Muslims have made an enormous impact on our world. The Islamic History Podcast is about discovering that history in a fun and interesting way.

Location:

United States

Description:

We often overlook Islamic history as a learning tool. The history of Islam is not only important for Muslims, but important for everyone. Islam and the people who call themselves Muslims have made an enormous impact on our world. The Islamic History Podcast is about discovering that history in a fun and interesting way.

Language:

English


Episodes

8-4: Civil War and Mongols

1/23/2023
Discussing the breakup of the Mongol Empire.

Duration:00:31:24

8-3: Baghdad and Mongols

1/16/2023
Hulegu Khan and the Ilkhanate initiates a siege on the Abbasid capital of Baghdad in 1258.

Duration:00:32:32

8-2: Muslims and Mongols

1/9/2023
Genghis Khan leads his Mongol army into Central Asia. One of his first opponents, is the Muslim Khwarezm Shah Empire. This begins the long, bloody, and brutal Mongol invasion of the Muslim world.

Duration:00:32:12

8-1: Chinese and Mongols

1/2/2023
In this episode, we discuss the rise of Genghis Khan, and how he united the Mongol tribes and began expanding into China and Central Asia.

Duration:00:30:11

8-0: Introduction

12/26/2022
Introducing the Mughal Empire

Duration:00:10:24

Bonus 7-15: Battle of Talas 2

12/5/2022
The Muslim soldiers of the Abbasid Caliphate prepare to face off with the Chinese soldiers of the Tang Dynasty.

Duration:00:15:55

Bonus 7-14: The Battle of Talas 1

10/31/2022
The Battle of Talas was a pivotal moment in history and one of the earliest engagements between Muslim and Chinese forces. This battle involved the forces of the new Abbasid Caliphate, going up against a resurgent Tang Dynasty. Both empires wanted to secure their hold over Central Asia and its valuable Silk Road routes. This episode discusses the origins of the two sides in this conflict.

Duration:00:25:41

Bonus 7-13: Christianity to NOI to Islam

10/3/2022
In this episode, I interview Brother Wali Muhammad, an elder from my local Masjid. We discuss his journey growing up a black man in North Carolina and how he went from Christianity to the Nation of Islam and finally to mainstream Islam.

Duration:01:08:36

Bonus 7-12: Malik Ambar 3

9/5/2022
Politics in the Mughal capital of Delhi have a major impact on Malik Ambar's desire to keep Ahmadnagar independent.

Duration:00:26:11

Bonus 7-11: Malik Ambar 2

8/15/2022
Malik Ambar continues to lead the Ahmadnagar Sultanate's resistance against the Mughal Empire.

Duration:00:31:45

Bonus 7-10: Malik Ambar 1

8/1/2022
Malik Ambar was an East African Muslim who was also the effective ruler of the Ahmadnagar Sultanate in the Deccan region of India. In this episode, we'll discuss Malik Ambar's rise to power in the Deccan.

Duration:00:30:47

Bonus: Islam, Slavery, And Africa 3

7/11/2022
Part 3 of a collaboration with Maajid Hussain of the Islamic Vibes Podcast discussing Islam, slavery, and Africa.

Duration:00:45:25

Bonus: Islam, Slavery, and Africa 2

7/4/2022
Part 2 of a collaboration with Maajid Hussain of the Islamic Vibes Podcast discussing Islam, slavery, and Africa.

Duration:00:37:22

Bonus: Islam, Slavery, and Africa 1

6/27/2022
This is a collaboration with Maajid Hussain of the Islamic Vibes Podcast discussing Islam, slavery, and Africa. Basically, Muslim’s role in the African slave trade. That is, Muslims in general, and Arabs in particular.

Duration:00:37:16

Replay: Freemasons And Islam

6/21/2022
Originally aired: December 22, 2019 Why are so many Muslims distrustful of the Freemasons? In this episode, we'll explore the history of Freemasons and their relationship, if any, to Islam.

Duration:00:29:31

Bonus: Sokoto Caliphate 2

6/13/2022
With Hijra from Gobir, Shehu Uthman dan Fodiyo launches a jihad against the rulers of Hausaland. Little by little, the Sokoto Caliphate begins to take shape.

Duration:00:23:06

Bonus: Somalia and Islam 2

5/30/2022
Mohammed Artan joins us again to drop knowledge on Islam in Somalia and East Africa.

Duration:01:15:21

Bonus: Sokoto Caliphate 1

5/16/2022
The Sokoto Caliphate was one of the most influential and famous sub-Saharan Islamic empires. Founded by Shehu Uthman dan Fodio, the Sokoto Caliphate was born from a struggle against injustice. Read and download some of Shehu Uthman dan Fodio's works.

Duration:00:40:00

Bonus: Ibn Fadlan 2

4/27/2022
While in Volga Bulgaria, Ibn Fadlan witnesses a Viking funeral and records what he saw. We'll also compare the historical Ibn Fadlan to the Hollywood version.

Duration:00:25:51

Bonus: Ibn Fadlan 1

4/11/2022
Ibn Fadlan traveled to the land of the Volga Bulgarians as part of an embassy from the Abbasid Caliph. While there, he encountered a group of Vikings and recorded what he witnessed

Duration:00:24:38