from The Burning Platform
I know videos aren’t terribly popular here unless they are under 30 seconds in length contain bouncing titties or involve music you can leave playing in the background. However, unless you’ve seen this video before I can guarantee you’ll learn something new. Give this just 20 minutes. If you don’t learn something new or something that doesn’t inspire you to finish watching in the first 20 minutes then by all means give it a pass.
The speaker is Dr. Bill Warner and I posted another of his videos (they’re all great) in the ISLAMIC HISTORY LESSON thread the other day when Crat, a long time TBP reader, requested some supporting info for this statement from that post: