An event with

Justin Marozzi

Islamic Empires


Wednesday 18th September 2019 at 7:00pm  |  Daunt Books Marylebone


Islamic civilization was once the envy of the world. From a succession of glittering, cosmopolitan capitals, the caliphate was both ascendant on the battlefield and triumphant in the battle of ideas. Its cities such as Mecca, Istanbul and Isfahan were unrivalled powerhouses of artistic grandeur, commercial power and spiritual sanctity.

Islamic Empires is a history of this rich and diverse civilization told through its greatest cities and most remarkable dynasties and is an amazing achievement, spanning fifteen centuries of Islam and fifteen cities. We have great pleasure in welcoming back author and Middle Eastern specialist Justin Marozzi for this illustrated talk.

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Event Details

Wednesday 18th September at 7:00pm
Event takes place at Daunt Books Marylebone, 83 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 4QW.
Please collect your tickets at the venue.