Arabic, the language of God | Science and Islam

Jim Al-Khalili looks at how Islamic caliphs encouraged scientific research and made Arabic the official language of their vast empire.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 5'36''
  • Broadcast year: 2009
Curriculum Connection
  • Religious Education | Islam | Beliefs and teachings | Authority

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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