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A ROAD TO MECCA: THE JOURNEY OF MUHAMMAD ASAD

Der Weg nach Mekka - Die Reise des Muhammad Asad

Directed by Georg Misch
Austria, Ukraine, 2008
Documentary

Synopsis

In the early 1920s the Austrian Leopold Weiss left his Jewish roots behind, converted to Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Asad. He became one of the most important Muslims of the 20th century, first as an advisor at the royal court of Saudi Arabia, and later translating the Koran into English.

Synopsis

In the early 1920s the Austrian Leopold Weiss left his Jewish roots behind, converted to Islam and changed his name to Muhammad Asad. He became one of the most important Muslims of the 20th century, first as an advisor at the royal court of Saudi Arabia, and later translating the Koran into English.

A Road to Mecca: The Journey of Muhammad AsadDirected byGeorg Misch

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Sarajevo Film Festival
2008

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