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The influence of the Middle East on the West's religious, scientific and cultural development is examined.
Season 1, Episode 4
Recalling the rise of monotheism, which replaced the polytheism practiced in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece and Rome.
Season 1, Episode 3
The medieval Muslim world's contributions are recalled, included the role it played in preserving Greek knowledge and introducing revolutionary scientific advancements.
Season 1, Episode 2
How Islam grew into a global religion.
Season 1, Episode 1
Discoveries in southern Turkey that have provided insight into the evolution of civilization are detailed in the first episode of the series, which explores the influence of the Middle East on the West's development.
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