Digital Documentaries describing the medieval and modern presence of Islam in the Southern part of Europe.
Dr Stef spent 20 years of research and travel to produce these and countless other works for you to learn from and enjoy.
What's in the Bundle:
1) The Three Astonishing Ottoman Capitals DVD
"You shall certainly conquer Constantinople. what a wonderful leader its leader will be, and what a wonderful army that army will be!" (Musnad, Imam Ahmad)
The first Ottoman capital was Bursa where the founder of the dynasty was put to rest. The second one was Edrine, the Ancient Greek Adrianoupolis, where the famous Ottoman architect Mimar Sinan constructed his masterpiece the Selimiye Camii (Selimiye Mosque). After Sultan Mehmed Fatih opened Constantinople in 1453, this great city became the last capital of the Ottoman Empire. Discover all three amazing Ottoman capitals and find out more about their history!
2) The Rediscovered Islam In The Italian Peninsula
In the 8th century, the Iberian Peninsula (Spain and Portugal) Was given the Arabic name 'Al Andalus' by the Muslims when they set foot there. this name however refers to a number of European regions that came under Muslim rule between the period of 711 and 1492.
3) Highlights From The Forgotten Ottoman Legacy Of Greece
This Guide to the Ottoman Greece Wants to Correct the negative image of the 'Bloodthirsty' and 'Evil' Turk. It wants to show what the Ottoman Empire Was really all about!