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In this series of ten video lectures Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and King’s College London, discusses the contributions of women intellectuals, mystics, and philosophers in ancient Greece, ancient China, the Islamic world, and medieval Europe. From Diotima to Christine de Pizan, we learn about the ideas of female thinkers and also about the challenges they faced in putting forward these ideas.
 
An audio platform for the study of the pre-modern Islamic(ate) past and beyond. We interview academics, archivists and artists on their work for peers and junior students in the field. We aim to educate, inspire, perhaps infuriate, and on the way entertain a little too. Suitable also for general listeners with an interest in geographically diverse medieval history.
 
Boooooring, do you remember some %$# named guy who died in a random year conquered another %$# named place in another year? From hardcore history facts to stuff you missed in your history class, it got too much for the story. History is not politics, past or just story but a reflection on the human kind. Beyond the sense is mind, beyond mind is the intellect, beyond intellect is the person. Imperceptible and all-pervading. So join me for my very unique take on history with drama, controversy ...
 
The System Execution Podcast is focused on the strategy and systems behind today’s successful companies…with a twist…you don’t just get to see where someone is once and then never hear about them again. Instead, System Execution dives deep into the systems and processes businesses are using and developing today. Then, we check back with them over the year to see how things have changed and what they have learned. Getting your ideas off of the white board and into use takes critical decision ...
 
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Our series concludes with this live session with our guest and listeners. For more on our guest, see kblankinship.com. Sponsored by shop.ihrc.org Get 15% off with discount code AHP15 at checkout. Terms and conditions apply. Contact IHRC Bookshop for details.
 
Why do we play the part of a loser and refrain from seeking what we can gain? Why is thinking of the future more important than mourning the losses of the past? Before us, this world of yours looked very different we were limited to what we could see, we worshipped trees and stones, then how could anyone believe in an unseen GOD? A special thanks t…
 
It’s Christmas Time – and there’s no need to be afraid (unless you’re in One-Eyed Jack’s way, of course)Join Peter and David and special guest Phillip Vaughan as we unravel our stockings and delve into the 1985 Annual, with a full-colour Doomlord, Oliver Frey-drawn Dan Dare, TWO One-Eyed Jacks, a Manix text story… and the … Continue reading WED 43 …
 
It’s Christmas Time – and there’s no need to be afraid (unless you’re in One-Eyed Jack’s way, of course)Join Peter and David and special guest Phillip Vaughan as we unravel our stockings and delve into the 1985 Annual, with a full-colour Doomlord, Oliver Frey-drawn Dan Dare, TWO One-Eyed Jacks, a Manix text story… and the … Continue reading WED 43 …
 
Ṣafī al-Dīn al-Ḥillī was a Shʿī poet who was born in Iraq but lived much of his life in Mardin in modern day Turkey. He was an exemplar of versatility in verse for the much neglected Mamluk period of literary history. Timestamps 01:20 Ṣafī al-Dīn al-Ḥillī was born in 1278 just over a decade after the Mongol sack of Baghdad. What do we know about hi…
 
Ibn ʿArabī was an Andalusian Muslim scholar, mystic, poet, and philosopher. He is renowned among practitioners of Sufism by the names al-Shaykh al-Akbar ("the Greatest Shaykh"; from here the Akbarian school derives its name). Timestamps 01:36 Ibn ʿArabī was born in 1165 in Andalusia whose literary history we covered in episode 35. What do we know a…
 
The History of Buddhism is very different to what we have from other religion. This month our guest Claire Villareal and Ajahn Punnadhammo will share their knowledge about the history of Buddhism and how the truth understood to be ultimate yet unknown. Website | https://www.historyencoded.com/ . Facebook group | https://www.facebook.com/groups/2267…
 
Abū al-Walīd Aḥmad Ibn Zaydūn al-Makhzūmī, or simply known as Ibn Zaydūn, was considered the greatest neoclassical poet of al-Andalus. His love affair with the princess and poet Wallada and his exile inspired many of his poems. Timestamps 01:37 Ibn Zaydūn grew up during the decline of the Caliphate of Córdoba. What do we know about his socio-politi…
 
Dr. Kevin Blankinship, BYU Utah, speaks about the life, works and legacy of Abū Firās al-Ḥamdānī, prince, prisoner, poet. Al-Ḥārith b. Abū al-ʿAlā Saʿīd ibn Ḥamdān al-Taghlibī, better known by his nom de plume of Abū Firās al-Ḥamdānī, was an Arab prince and poet. He was a cousin of Sayf al-Dawla, the ruler of northern Syria, whom we mentioned in ep…
 
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