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Title Islam, empire of faith / produced and directed by Robert Gardner ; Jonathan Grupper, series writer ; a Gardner Films production in association with PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises.

Publication Info. [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, CA : Distributed by Paramount Home Video, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Balcony  AV DVD 297.09 I82I    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Faxon Branch - Media Room  DVD 297.09 ISLAM    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD 297.09 ISLAM    Check Shelf
Edition Widescreen version.
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 160 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, NTSC; region 1.
Credits Narrator, Ben Kingsley ; director of photography, Regis Becker ; editors, Christopher Schultz, David Grossbach ; music, Leonard Lionnet ; Patrick Prentice, head writer.
Note At head of title: an Empires special.
Originally produced in 2000.
Special features: behind-the-scenes look at the making and a tour of ancient Islamic architecture with producer's commentary.
Summary This three-part program documents the rise and growth of Islam throughout the world, from the birth of Prophet Muhammad in the 6th century through the peak of the Ottoman Empire 1000 years later. Discusses the impact of Islamic civilization on world history and culture.
Contents Part 1. The messenger / writer, Richard Roughton -- pt. 2. The awakening -- pt. 3. The Ottomans.
Audience Not rated.
Language Closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Islam -- History.
Islam -- Influence.
MuḼammad, Prophet, -632.
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Gardner, Robert, 1925-2014. Producer. Director.
Grupper, Jonathan. Screenwriter.
Roughton, Richard. Screenwriter.
Kingsley, Ben, 1943- Narrator.
Gardner Films, Inc.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Devillier-Donegan Enterprises.
PBS Home Video.
Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Empires (Television program)
ISBN 1415707553
Standard No. 841887050166
Music No. 705016 PBS Home Video
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