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Unformatted text preview: ii. Charlemagne: Holy Roman Emperor, Carolingian Renaissance IV. Ascent of Islam a. Muhammad (570-632) and Mecca b. Angel Gabriel, Allah, Quran c. Hijra Medina (Jews, religion and local politics) d. Rapid spread; ummah ; Battle of Badr e. Andalusia, Sunni and Shiite, f. Caliph, Umayyad (Damascus), Abbasid (Baghdad) g. Regional states; Fatimids in North Africa; Sunni Umayyads in Spain (al-Andalus) h. Islamic culture: preservation of ancient Greek texts, algebra, the Alhambra, Avicenna (980-1037) and medicine....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2011 for the course HIST 151 taught by Professor Hunziker during the Spring '07 term at UNC.
- Spring '07
- Middle Ages