This is the first of two episodes in which we look at the long history of interactions between Europe and the Muslim world.

The boundaries of Europe are the product of the long history, from the rise of Islam and its spread around the Mediterranean, to the battles of Tours, the fall of Constantinople, and the siege of Vienna. All these created Europe, or more specifically they created the idea of Europe.    

HIP005 Islam and Europe (1): the creation of the idea of Europe part 1 (History's Ink podcast)

by Malory Nye time to read: 2 min