the rise of islam - How did Islam alter the history of the...

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How did Islam alter the history of the world? Muhammad’s role
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Portrait of Muhammad
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Rise of Islam 7 th c. Muhammad received revelations in Arabic gathered together into a book Koran - became the basis of a new religion that we know as Islam The Muslim community quickly expanded , uniting many tribes of Arabia These tribes, united by the faith of Islam, swept out of Arabia to conquer the Persian and Byzantine empires
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Islam
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Detail of intricate tile work on mosque dome, Yazd, pilgrimage site
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How did Islam advance?
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The advance of Islam Charles Martel defeated Muslims at Tours in 732 – checked the Muslim advance into Europe Byzantium also halted the invading armies However, within a century, the new empire stretched from southern Spain to northern India, and from the Caucasus to the Indian Ocean. The empire was ruled by caliphs drawn from the prophet’s family
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What is Islamic civilization?
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Islamic civilization A synthesis of the religion and culture of Arabia with the great imperial traditions of the eastern Mediterranean and the Persian empire. This synthesis molded the politics, science, literature, and arts of the people who adopted Islam As a dominant culture of the region, it had a shaping influence on the Armenians and the Jews
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What is the history of Islam?
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