Danielle de Niese and the Australian Chamber Orchestra
BBC Radio 3


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In a major series for Radio 3, we continue our journey through the Islamic Golden Age. The period ranges from 750 to 1258 CE and over the twenty episodes, we'll hear about architecture, religious scholarship, medicine, innovation and philosophy. In this evening's essay, Professor Hugh Kennedy explores the life of Al-Tabari, the chronicler and historian of the early Islamic World.

Producer: Mohini Patel.

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15 minutes

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Tue 4 Feb 2014 22:45
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