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VISUAL MEDIA
Title L'éveil de l'Europe. 1, De l'arabe au latin [videorecording] = Europe awakes. 1, From Arabic to Latin / un film conçu et écrit par Mahmoud Hussein ; réalisé par Philippe Calderon ; une coproduction FIT Production, La Cinquième, Canal Sur Televisión.
Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2001.

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Description 1 videodisc (26 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Lorsque le monde parlait arabe.
System Details DVD video.
Note In English, French, Spanish and Arabic with English subtitles.
Performer Commentary, Tony Lévy, Danielle Jacquart, Jean Jolivet, Henri Bresc.
Credits Photography, Lionel Jan Kerquistel ; editor, Christian Billette ; music, Bernhard Eisner ; narrator, Paul Barrett.
Note "FFH 11421"--Disc label.
Originally produced as a documentary film in 1999.
Summary As dissension mounted between the rival Arab dynasties in Baghdad, Cordoba, and Cairo, Christendom rallied to oppose the Muslims in Spain and Jerusalem. This program plots out the decline of the Caliphate and the acquisition of Arab knowledge by Europeans starved for Islam's intellectual riches. The rise of feudalism and papal authority, the gradual defeat of the Muslim rulers in Spain, the Seljuk usurpation of Abbisid power in the Near East, and the Crudades are explained, along with the concerted efforts of Catholic authorities to translate the vast libraries of Arab scientific and philosophical texts.
Subject Islamic Civilization.
Civilization, Medieval.
Philosophy, Arab -- History.
Islamic literature -- History and criticism.
Crusades -- First, 1096-1099 -- History.
Christianity and other religions -- Islam
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity -- History.
Islamic Empire -- History -- 750-1258.
Islamic Empire -- History -- 1258-1517.
Islamic Empire -- Civilization.
Added Author Hussein, Mahmoud.
Calderon, Philippe.
Lévy, Tony, 1943-
Jacquart, Danielle.
Jolivet, Jean.
Bresc, Henri.
FIT Production (Firm)
Cinquième (Firm)
Canal Sur Televisión S.A.
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Added Title De l'arabe au latin [videorecording]
Europe awakes. 1, From Arabic to Latin [videorecording]
From Arabic to Latin [videorecording]
Note Title on disc label and container: From Arabic to Latin : the assimilation of Arab knowledge. [videorecording]
Added Title Assimilation of Arab knowledge [videorecording]
Music # FFH 11421 Films for the Humanities & Sciences
OCLC # 52462290
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