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Ancient EngineeringThe Taj Mahal And The Golden Age Of Islam (Episode 10)

The Burj Khalifa in the UAE, perfectly symbolizes the dynamism of the Middle-East. But this and other buildings, throughout the world, have been influenced by Islamic tradition both present and past. Engineering roots can be traced back to a great period of human advancement: The Golden Age of Islam.

From the 8th Century there was a fundamental change of the way people thought about science and engineering. Leading to the construction of one of the planet’s most famous structures, the Taj Mahal.

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