Cities of Faith

Cities of Faith

30 Episodes

Islam is found in every corner of the world, this series takes us around the world to various Muslim cities to see the people, food and culture.

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Cities of Faith
  • Cities of Faith | Chechnya

    Episode 1

    Chechnya is a predominantly Muslim region in the North Caucasus of Russia. The history of Islam in Chechnya dates back to the 8th century, when Arab armies first brought Islam to the region. Over the centuries, Chechen society has been deeply influenced by Islamic culture, with many Chechens embr...

  • Cities of Faith | Baghdad, Iraq

    Episode 2

    Baghdad played a significant role in Islamic history. It was founded in 762 CE by the Abbasid caliph Al-Mansur as the new capital of the Islamic empire, replacing the previous capital of Damascus.

    Baghdad became a center of Islamic culture, learning, and trade, attracting scholars, artists, and ...

  • Cities of Faith | Aleppo, Syria

    Episode 3

    Aleppo, located in northern Syria, was a major center of commerce, religion, and culture. It was also a prominent city during the early Islamic period and was one of the key cities in the Islamic Empire.

    During the Umayyad caliphate, Aleppo became a major center for Islamic scholarship, with man...

  • Cities of Faith | Algeria

    Episode 4

    Algeria, located in North Africa, has a rich history with Islam. It was conquered by Arab armies in the 7th century, and over time became an important center for Islamic scholarship and culture. Algerian scholars and leaders played significant roles in the spread of Islam across North Africa and ...

  • Cities of Faith | Alexandria, Egypt

    Episode 5

    Alexandria is a historic city located on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt. It played an important role in Islamic history as it was one of the major centers of learning during the Islamic Golden Age. The city was known for its extensive library, the Library of Alexandria, which was established in...

  • Cities of Faith | Abu Dhabi, UAE

    Episode 6

    Abu Dhabi, UAE