• Director: Robert H. Gardner
  • Release Year: 2000
  • Production Country: United States
  • Language: English

Islam: Empire of Faith


Founded by the prophet Mohammed in the late 6th century CE, Islam became one of the world's major religions, most especially in the Mediterranean world where it helped create and consolidate the Ottoman Empire, one of the largest and longest lasting empires in history.


Islam, Ottoman Empire (1299 – 1922), Muhammed (c. 570 – 632), The First Crusade (1096 – 1099), Caliphates, Il-Khanate (1256 – 1335), Mongol invasions, Religion, World religions, Qur’an, Intellectual history