Map-making | Science and Islam

Jim Al-Khalili explains why Al-Ma'mun, a medieval caliph, funded a programme of map-making.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 5'42''
  • Broadcast year: 2009
Curriculum Connection
  • Religious Education

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Science and Islam
  • Episode: The Empire of Reason