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House of Wisdom

760 – 1258 The House of Wisdom (Bayt al-Hikma) was a library, translation institute and research centre established in Abbasid-era Baghdad, Iraq. It was founded by Caliph Harun al-Rashid and …

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The Growth

Islam expanded rapidly beyond Arabia and established empires and a substantial civilisation. 711 – 1492 Moors in Southern Spain. 1299 – 1923 Ottoman Empire. 1526 – 1857 Mughal Empire. Images …

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