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Islam: Empire of Faith (2000)

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Islam: Empire of Faith is a documentary series, made in 2000, that details the history of Islam, from the birth of the Islamic Prophet, Muhammad to the Ottoman Empire. The first episode ... See full synopsis »

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Robert H. Gardner
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Ben Kingsley ... Narrator
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Islam: Empire of Faith is a documentary series, made in 2000, that details the history of Islam, from the birth of the Islamic Prophet, Muhammad to the Ottoman Empire.

The first episode deals with the life of Muhammad, the second with the early Caliphates, Crusades, and Mongol invasion, and the third with the Ottoman Empire and Safavid dynasty.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Empires: Islam - Empire of Faith See more »

Filming Locations:

Iran

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Gardner Films Inc. See more »
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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

People in the bazaar are speaking in Farsi (Persian). See more »

Goofs

The final episode states that Suleiman died in 1561. Since he ordered what is now known as the (Great) Siege of Malta in 1565, this is clearly wrong. His generally accepted date of death is 1566. See more »

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Great Narration -- Great Documentary -- Great Eye-Opener
8 October 2005 | by hithere30052See all my reviews

I loved every bit of this documentary, I was really eager to know the genesis and the expansion of Islam. I would recommend this movie/documentary for anyone who wants to have an insight on Islam. And i would also recommend it seeing on a big screen TV.

Also the narration by Ben Kingsley is phenomenal.Not many people know that Kingsley is a Muslim ( born to an Indian Muslim Father and British Mom).

In this present era, with everything thats been said on TV, this is a great eye-opener for the most beautiful religion of the world. For anyone and everyone to know the history and the truth , i highly recommend.


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