Tags » Bettany Hughes

ONCE UPON A TIME, THERE WAS ISLAM-DRIVEN PROGRESS IN EUROPE

This is an interesting documentary film by British historian Bettany Hughes about an important period of Europe’s history that has been either largely forgotten or massively distorted: When Muslims from North Africa (Moors) ruled in Europe. 309 more words

Islam

The Search for Atlantis

Plato’s Atlantis was the precursor to his epic and quantifiable exposition The Republic, a discourse on the ideal society. How government should run, the election of public servants, the laws and the behaviour of its citizens—men. 548 more words

Kids in Museums: At the Tower of London

For a long time now, I’ve been volunteering with Kids in Museums, a charity who have set out to make museums and galleries more aware of issues affecting family visitors as well as encouraging dialogues between museums and family visitors. 828 more words

Vikings Live: bringing our shared history to the cinema screen

Bettany Hughes, historian, author and broadcaster, presenter of Vikings Live from the British Museum

When you’re about to handle an archaeological artefact, interesting things happen to your body. 713 more words

Vikings

When the Moors ruled in Europe

Dear readers, Assalamu alaikum (peace be with you)

Bi fadhlillah al-adheem (= by the immense bounty of God, the most High) I am currently in Spain, in the province of Andalusia which is the modern form of the Arabic name, Al-Andalusia. 484 more words

Travel