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Islamic History Episodes

History relating to Islam
June 6, 2022

The Last Muslim King Of Spain, Part 3: Thy Kingdom Come

"He bore the impending demise of his religion, culture and way of life" Boabdil had earned his bloody throne. But there was li…

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May 23, 2022

The Last Muslim King Of Spain, Part 2: Eye Of The Storm

"Stop, stop! Don't kill him you fool, that's the Moorish King!" Boabdil's path to the throne had not been easy. He had been pr…

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May 9, 2022

The Last Muslim King Of Spain, Part 1: Kingdom In Crisis

"You cry like a woman, for what you couldn't defend as a man" Boabdil was heir to a dying kingdom. In the 15th cent…

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Dec. 20, 2021

The Sword Of Allah, Khalid ibn al-Walid (Part 2)

Khalid ibn al-Walid's life had taken a full 360 turn. Throwing family tradition aside he'd embraced Islam and helped Muhammad …

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Dec. 6, 2021

The Sword Of Allah, Khalid ibn al-Walid (Part 1)

Khalid was a member of the aristocracy in the Arabian trading city of Mecca. When a local named Muhammad began claiming he was…

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Nov. 22, 2021

The Last Afghan Empire of Ahmad Shah Durrani (Part 2)

Ahmad Shah Durrani had made his mark. Every tribesman in Afghanistan recognised him as King. In Delhi, the Grand Mughal cow…

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Nov. 8, 2021

The Last Afghan Empire of Ahmad Shah Durrani (Part 1)

Who was Ahmad Shah Durrani? Ahmad Shah Durrani was an Afghan chieftain who rose to power leading Persian armies in the 18th ce…

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April 6, 2021

Afghanistan: Chatting with Madina

In this very special episode, I chat with the Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great, Great Granddaughter of Ahmad Shah Duranni…

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Jan. 25, 2021

Abu Tahir Al-Jannabi, The Muslim Who Sacked Mecca

Abu Tahir was the leader of a mystical offshoot of mainstream Islam known as 'The Qarmatians'. He created a kind of 'proto-com…

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Dec. 6, 2020

Imadaddin Nasimi, The Poet Martyr

Imadaddin Nasimi wrote heretical poetry in 14th century Azerbaijan. Despite being banned, his altruistic poetry was incredibly po…

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