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    • The Fatimids: 1. The Rise of a Muslim Empire

    • World of Islam
    • By: Shainool Jiwa
    • Narrated by: Sarah Kate
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    This accessible history, the first of two volumes, tells the story of the birth and expansion of the Fatimid Empire in the 10th century. Drawing upon recently available eyewitness accounts, Shainool Jiwa introduces the first four generations of Fatimid Imam-caliphs as well as the people who served them and those they struggled against. In this lively and comprehensive introduction, we discover various milestones in Fatimid history and the political and cultural achievements that continue to resonate today.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting topic, lacking analysis

    • By Jesse on 11-04-18

    Regular price: $14.95