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Unformatted text preview: ended. This swift and complete conquest of these territories was not due To just superior military strategies. The Islamic religion had a great appeal to the millions of converts. The contributions of Islam to the body of world knowledge are unparalleled. Arab scholars translated classical philosophers and these translations were sent to the West. Arab scholarship also laid the foundations for arithmetic and astronomy; they made significant contributions to the study of medicine. Their art also created an enduring body of elegant design and decorative elements....
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2012 for the course HU 115 taught by Professor Mr.s during the Winter '11 term at Herkimer.
- Winter '11