History 205

History 205 - History 205 2008-09-03 The Making of the...

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History 205 17:21 The Making of the Islamic World: The Middle East 500-1500  Islam as a religion o born in the broad day life  o born in Arabia o creates own political and social system almost from scratch  o Muhammad- lived with no unified poltical authority  o 9/3 Discussion     light was a principle element to the supreme G-d  o always kept a flame, as if they were worshiping the flame o Arabia was supporting the Persians against the Romans because it was  similar religion at the time  o Muhammad thought he was just the next prophet in line with the religion  like Abraham  o 14 th  century traveler-  you can go anywhere in that area and be related to them  (islam- when you pray shoulder to shoulder you are being united) poetry in the intro chapter- much of the history was preserved through oral  history o 9/15/08  Muhammad  those who were not protected by a clan where slaves or servants
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Blackhawk during the Spring '07 term at Wisconsin.

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History 205 - History 205 2008-09-03 The Making of the...

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