Islamic culture and Muslim culture refer to cultural practices which are common to historically Islamic people. The early forms of Muslim culture were predominantly Arab, Byzantine, Persian, and Levantine.
This documentary takes a look at Islam's rich and significant contribution to western art and culture. Presenter and art critic, Waldemar Januszczak, sets out on an epic journey of discovery across the Muslim world from Central Asia to the heart of the Middle East and beyond.
He reveals a world of awe-inspiring architecture, spectacular Islamic treasures and a host of artists and craftsmen, bringing the largely unknown and fascinating story of Islamic art and architecture to the attention of the public.