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The Greeks were a group of intellectual creative people around 500 to 300 BC who advanced... technology, architecture, drama, science, philosophy, mathematics, and government to resemble that of today. The skulls were then reburied, and periodically removed for use in religious rituals. I couldn't locate it but I didn't attend much to that at first. Rita's own spirit hovered over the troubled waters of Legitimity. Other films put out by Unity Productions Foundation include Muhammad: Legacy of a Prophet; Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think; Cities of Light: the Rise and Fall of Islamic Spain; On a Wing and a Prayer: An American Muslim Learns to Fly; and Allah Made Me Funny, a profile of an Islamic comic.

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Publisher: Reaktion Books (2006)


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