Director: Yehya al hasan
An extensive presentation of Cairo's history through which we discover the most famous, largest, and oldest mosques in the Egyptian capital, which was renowned for being the city of thousands minarets.
Amr Bin Al Aas, is one of the prominent figures in the history of Islam, we learn about the most important stations and achievements of his life, including the conquest of several countries such as Egypt and Syria.
An episode that sheds light on the major historical events in Egypt and the projects carried out by Amr Bin Al Aas during his ruling period of the country, including the construction of the Fustat Mosque.
We discover how Ahmad Bin Tulun became governor of Egypt and was able to eliminate the revolutionary movements. We also learn about the mosque that bears his name and is considered one of the oldest mosques in the world.
This episode is devoted to narrate the stages that Al Azhar Mosque went through, and the role it played throughout history, from the Fatimid campaign led by Johar Al Skalli, to the rule of Mohammad Ali Pasha.
We discover in this episode, the changes that Al Azhar Mosque has witnessed throughout the ages, from the Ottoman era, through the Egyptian revolutions to the present day.
The episode revolves around the biography of Al Hakem Bi Amr Allah, the Fatimid ruler of Egypt, and the mosque that bears his name, which is considered one of the most beautiful architectural masterpieces.
A brief history of the Fatimids, from the Reign of Al Mustansir Billah, which lasted for 60 years, with all the events and chaos it witnessed, until the rule of Al Amer Bi Ahkam Allah, during whose reign Al Aqmar Mosque was built.
We get acquainted with Talaeh Bin Ruzzik, the most prominent minister of the Fatimid state, who built a mosque that is considered one of the last landmarks of the Fatimid civilization. We also discover the reasons for the disintegration and collapse of this state.
This episode summarizes the biography of Al Imam Al Hussein Bin Ali Bin Abi Taleb, from his inception until his martyrdom. It also highlights the mosque that bears his name in Cairo.
An episode that sheds light on Al Imam Al Hussein Mosque in Cairo and the improvements that have taken place since the Fatimid era, through the Ayyubid and Mamluk eras until our days.
Al Fakahany Mosque, known as Al Afkhar Mosque, is located in the Al Aqadin district - Cairo. We follow the stages that the mosque went through and the reason for killing the Caliph Al Zaher who built it.
We learn in this episode, who is the Sultan who built Al Zahir Baybars Mosque and is considered the true founder of the Mamluk state, and what battles he fought.
We get to know Sultan Al Mansour Qalawun, the second founder of the Mamluk state: his assumption of power, his fight against the Crusaders and the Mongols, and his most notable projects of which is the construction of a mosque.
We discover what were the obstacles that Sultan Al Naser Mohammad bin Qalawun faced before ruling Egypt for 48 years, and building a number of historical monuments, including the Citadel (Al Qalaa) Mosque.
The era of Sultan Al Naser Hasan witnessed conflicts between the Mamluk princes. We discover the changes of the regime during his rule to the end, and his most remarkable architectural projects.
This episode introduces us to Sultan Al Malik Al Muzaffar Rukn Eddin Baybars Al Jashankir Al Mansuri, the way he came to power and the state of Egypt during his reign, and the oldest Khanqah in Cairo.
We discover the most remarkable stations in Sultan Barquq Bin Anas' life, and how he founded the Circassian Mamluk dynasty, in addition to the most important historical monuments he built in Cairo.
This episode sheds light on the Beshtak Al Nasiri Mosque, and the reason why its name was changed to the Fadel Pasha Mosque. Concurrently, we delve into the story of the prince who built it.
We learn about the most famous archaeological monuments in Cairo, and the biography of Sultan Qaytbay, who established it, and was considered one of the most prominent Circassian Mamluk sultans.
This episode presents an overview of Sultan Al Ghuri's life including the circumstances of his rule, the conspiracy against him and his execution, and the distinguished architectural landmarks (Mosque, school, dome, and cemetery) that he left.
We get to know Al Moayyed Sheikh Al Mahmoudi, and how he became a sultan, leaving many architectural monuments in Cairo, among which the most famous and largest, Al Moayyed Mosque.
This episode brings us back to the historical events in which Mohammad Beik Abu Al Dahab played a remarkable role and the masjid he built near the Al Azhar Mosque.
How did the governor of Egypt, Mohammad Ali Pasha, come to power? What did he do to get rid of the powerful Mamluks? All of these details are unveiled in this interesting episode.
This part, highlights the most prominent projects that Mohammad Ali Pasha was interested in implementing and his most important architectural achievements, including the construction of a mosque bearing his name.
This episode focuses on the biography of Abdel Rahman Katkhuda, one of the Mamluk princes who was exiled to Hijaz, and the most important Islamic monuments he left behind.
We discover the origin of Al Rifai Mosque which was built by Princess Hoshiyar Qadin, wife of Ibrahim Pasha and mother of Khedive Ismail Pasha, and to whom belonged the tombs in the Mosque.
An episode that sheds light on Al Adawi Mosque, and the biography of Sheikh Hassan Al Adawi who built it.
We recall remarkable moments in Egypt's history, where Mohammad Lazoghly, one of Mohammad Ali Pasha's men, played a major role in it, as well as Sheikh Yousef, who was one of his chief informants.
An episode revolving around the biography of Al Imam Al Shafei and the role he played in the Islamic civilization, and the mosque that Salah Al Din Al Ayoubi built in Cairo in his memory.
We delve into the main stations in the life of Al Sayyidah Zainab, daughter of Lady Fatima Al Zahraa (may God be pleased with them) and granddaughter of Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him), for whom Egypt embraces a mosque bearing her name.