Epic saga created by John Dryden and Mike Walker, inspired by the Mamluk slave dynasty of Egypt.

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Ibn Battuta: History’s real life Indiana Jones

Illustration of Ibn Battuta sitting on floor reading praying

Ibn Battuta was one of the world’s great travelers and travel writers of premodern times.

How past civilisations searched for the soul

Soul and Ghost

The fascinating ways our predecessors attempted to locate the soul within the body.