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Harun al-Rashid | The Golden Prime | 766CE – 809CE

Harun al-Rashid | The Golden Prime | 766CE – 809CE

Harun al-Rashid is, without a doubt, the most famous caliph. Even those who don’t know anything about Islamic history know the name of Harun al-Rashid. Most of what we think we know about him comes more from exotic imagination and the Arabian Nights than from actual history. Whenever someone talks about a good leader in …

Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4

Ancient Egypt: Crash Course World History #4

Hi there, my name’s John Green and this is Crash Course: World History, and today we’re going to talk about Egypt. No, not that Egypt. Older. Older. Older. Less fictional. Yes, that one. Ancient Egypt is probably the most influential of the river valley civilizations. Like you might not recognize any Assyrian Kings or Assyrian …

Plane Crash Leads To Unbelievable Survival Story

Imagine you and some of your best buddies are traveling by plane to what you think will be a weekend to remember. Suddenly you experience some bad turbulence, but it’s nothing you haven’t felt before. Then it gets worse. The plane drops through the sky, luggage falls from above. You grab hold of the seat …