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Tales From the Museum of Islamic Art [electronic resource]

Parthenon Entertainment (Firm)
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
The Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar, is filled with greatest treasures of the Islamic world. This film tells the stories behind some of the museum's most remarkable items, including Jahan's Jade Pendant and Shah to Al-Sufi's Book of Fixed Stars. The colorful history of the trade routes of great empires is explored with our elderly Arab narrator and storyteller. Viewers will explore this treasure chest and the history of this fascinating culture.
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54 min.
8 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 08, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Museum of Islamic Art (1:39)
  • Shah Jahan (4:09)
  • Peacock Throne (5:38)
  • Mumtaz Mahal's Death (2:43)
  • Shah Jahan's Jade Pendant (5:58)
  • Mogul Empire Artifacts (0:57)
  • Ancient Desert Trade Routes (4:55)
  • Navigating by Constellations (2:52)
  • Studying the Stars (2:45)
  • Book of Fixed Stars (4:33)
  • Curing a Melancholy Ruler (3:33)
  • Marianne's Story (4:40)
  • Creating Al-Andalus (4:21)
  • Ivory Pen Box (4:41)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2012.
Publisher no.
55112 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (54 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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