The Role of the House of Wisdom: Translating, Preserving and Creating New Knowledge in Mosques, Schools, and Libraries

This interactive lecture introduces the value placed on libraries, mosques, schools, and the House of Wisdom during the Golden Age of Islam, for this is where the vibrant culture of learning and discoveries thrived. It looks at the respected place given to librarians, translators, scientists, philosophers, and thinkers who translated and studied books from different lands, and created more knowledge and advanced understanding. Audiences will hear about a few of the many developments that occurred in these important places of learning. Special event that is part of the Mosaics: Muslim Voices in America program.

The Role of the House of Wisdom: Translating, Preserving and Creating New Knowledge in Mosques, Schools, and Libraries

The audio of this discussion is available below:

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