Episodes
Published 04/27/22
Published 04/27/22
Published 04/11/22
A few interesting historical interactions between Vikings and Muslims.
Published 03/28/22
Closing thoughts on the Bosnian War.
Published 03/21/22
2 million ethnic-Albanian Kosovars are ruled by 200000 Serbs. Serbian President, Slobodan Milosevic, built his political platform on repressing the Kosovars. And they're tired of it.
Published 03/14/22
After the fall of Srebrenica and Zepe, and another market attack, the United States is finally ready to take the lead in ending the war in Bosnia.
Published 03/07/22
A discussion on the history of the current Ukraine conflict and how it may impact the Muslim world.
Published 03/03/22
In the summer of 1995, the Muslim enclaves of Srebrenica and Zepe fall to the Serbs.
Published 02/28/22
Frustrated with the European's and UN's handling of the violence in Bosnia, the United States takes a more active role.
Published 02/21/22
After a deadly market massacre and a siege on Gorazde, the United Nations finally calls on NATO to conduct airstrikes.
Published 02/14/22
The United Nations played a dubious role in the Bosnian War. The UN did little to stop the violence and their presence actually enabled the Bosnian Serbs to commit atrocities.
Published 02/07/22
As the war intensifies in late 1992, the Bosniaks are faced with a new enemy: their former Croatian allies.
Published 01/31/22
With the violence in Croatia complete, all eyes turn to Bosnia which is also considering seceding from Yugoslavia.
Published 01/24/22
Tensions rise in Yugoslavia as up and coming politician, Slobodan Milosevic, pushes an aggressive form of Serb nationalism.
Published 01/17/22
Two world wars change the fate of the Balkans forever. Marshal Josep Broz Tito to rises to power as the leader of Yugoslavia.
Published 01/10/22
Bosnia becomes part of the Austria-Hungary Kingdom in 1878. For the first time ever, Bosnian Muslims are under the authority of a non-Muslim government.
Published 01/03/22
We look at how Islam came to Bosnia and the impact of Ottoman and Islamic culture on Bosnia.
Published 12/28/21
The Byzantine Empire (what's left of it, anyway) has been a thorn in the Ottoman's side for too long. Sultan Mehmed II prepares to conquer Constantinople.
Published 12/21/21
Shocked by the Ottoman victory at Kosovo in 1389, Western and Eastern Europe unite in a Crusade to drive them out of the Balkans for good.
Published 12/13/21
Prince Lazar of Serbia leads a Christian coalition against the Ottomans who are rapidly expanding into the Balkans.
Published 12/07/21
From the steppes of Central Asia, thousands of Turkish people migrate to Anatolia and the Middle East.  These new arrivals become first the Seljuk Turks, then the Seljuk Sultanate of Rum, and finally, the Osmanlis.
Published 11/30/21
Here's what's going to happen during Season 7 of the Islamic History Podcast. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/islamic-history-exclusive/id1574237653
Published 11/29/21
While researching Season 7, I got curious about the history of Bosnia before the modern conflict.  That got me researching the history of the Balkans. Which got me into the Ottoman conquest of the Balkans. Which you're about to hear. Support IHP by subscribing to premium content. On Apple devices, look for Islamic History Exclusive in the Apple Podcast app. On Android, go to our Patreon page: Patreon.com/IslamicHistory
Published 09/06/21
This is the story of Harith ibn Sa'id who claimed prophethood during the time of Caliph Abdul Malik ibn al-Marwan of the Umayyad Dynasty.
Published 06/28/21