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Unformatted text preview: Africa over long periods of time in the 18 th and 19 th centuries. Came along the Western side of Africa, much more than the Eastern side. Spread of Islam in Africa still continues. Rwandan genocide: Tutsis massacred by the Hutus with the help of Catholic priests. Islamic Zones: Arab world is only part of the Islamic world. * Arab world is special because of the holy places not because it holds the largest populations of Muslims. Islam was revealed to an Arab. Sarazen: most likely Syrian 1.3 – 1.5 billion Muslims, .3 billion Arabs ZONE ONE: Persian Gulf to Mauritania • the Arab World ZONE TWO: Iran to * Farsi Dari Tajik are the same language * • Persian Zone ZONE THREE: Pakistan to Kazakhstan and East Siberia and China • most wide spread of all the zones ZONE FOUR: India • largest number of Muslims ZONE FIVE: Indonesia...
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- Fall '10
- Islam, Islam Term Paper, Islam I. Goldziher