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History of Islam

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The history of Islam goes back over 1400 years to Prophet Muhammad and his creation of the first Islamic State in Medina Munawarra. Since that point, Islamic culture, custom and tradition have spread all across the world in numerous empires and by peaceful conversions. Muslims have been prominent in science, government, religion, philosophy, literature and numerous other areas of human endeavor. If you are interested in learning more about the history of the Islamic World, its development over the centuries and its contributions to society, here is a good place to start asking your questions.
I think no because they say anti so i would not think that at all.So my answer is a Not anti-colonial force. Thank you
He was the first sultan of Egypt. Not sure of his impact on thefeudal system. Question for Egyptian and islamic history.
they were successful during the time of Muhammad (pbuh) because Godsent down angels to help the Muslims and God always helped Muslimsduring battles
Really, the Afghans are too disorganized to do much about them. Thetaliban actually are so mixed in that it'll take a while toimplement the preliminary steps that have been previouslyinitiated.
because he said it was also a holy city for Muslims as the Dome ofthe Mosque is there
According to unanimous opinion of Muslims, Muawiyah practised treachery and cheating against Ali (a.s.) and was the direct cause of battles that resulted in the bloodshed of Muslims. Let us not forget the fact that Ali (a.s.) was the rightful caliph of his time and according to the traditions of...
711 was a key year in Spanish history. It was the year when Muslim(or Moorish) forces crossed the straits of Gibraltar, defeated aVisigothic army somewhere west of Gibraltar, and moved quicklynorthwards. Within a few years, they had conquered almost all ofthe Iberian Peninsula, and Christian...
Mullah Omar (Late) , the Taliban leader, restored peace in Afghanistan. Unfortunately, the Taliban imposed a very extreme kind of law and system of punishments that is against the basic teachings of Islam.
because according to the Muslims he was one of the greateest generals who ever lived as he when the crusaderscame and took over the holy land he took it back
This question needs a time frame for the Muslim conquers. Please be more specific.
The Moors bought mathematics, philosophy, literacy, science, and tolerance to Spain. It was quite a dirty barbaric country by comparison.
I think you mean to say "Who is the Emperor of Islam", and there's no such thing, at least in the present day. The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) led all Muslims, and after he died there was Abu Bakr, Umar, Uthman, and Ali. Then the Shia split off and things split up. Today you have political...
All countries conquered by the Muslims were allowed to practice their own religions. Islam is very tolerant of other religions. There were certain exceptions for the Ottoman Empire. The government was to be Muslim, non-Muslims had to pay a special tax, and non-Muslims had to wear certain clothing...
The Berbers, or Moors, of North Africa invaded Spain in the eighth century, possibly at the invitation of the Visigoths who refused to adopt Catholicism. There were some forced conversions and atrocities, but the Muslims largely accepted the Jews and Christians of Spain as "people of the Book" and...
There have been over 25 different Islamic Empires, so, withoutclarification it is impossible to answer the question. Usually whenpeople say 'the three Muslim empires' they are either referring to(1) the Rashidun, Umayyad, and Abbassid Caliphates OR (2) theOttoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires. (Of...
Richard the Lionhearted didn't win. Saladin won. He did make a treaty with the Christians though. They could make the pilgrimage to Jerusalem and enter the city unarmed.
no. both of them are the same in principles such as divine unity or tawhid and resuurection and prophecy which these element compromised basic body of religion of islam. both Shiite and Sunni are similar in these principles.
The primary founding father of Islam is Muhammad. The Muslims consider him as the last prophet sent by God to all mankind. Muhammad, however, also had twelve apostles who were fundamental in establishing Islam as a religion and political system that could outlast Muhammad. Some of these individuals...
Yes. The Ottoman Empire was mostly, if not all, Muslim.
Almost 500 years. I hope I helped you!!
The Muslims contributed a lot to literature. The Qur'an, the last holy Book, is in itself a matchless book. The Muslims wrote many books on astrology, astronomy, Mathematics, Algebra, Chemistry, Medicine, and social sciences. The Muslims translated many books on various subjects written by Greek...
Apart from great tolerance for other religions, they advanced Mathematics, made the numerical system as we know it today even. Discovered Astronomy, physics, as well as laying the ground for the scientific method as we still use it today. Constructed quite a few impressive Mosques obviously. They...
Shaihu Usman dan Fodio (1754-1817)
The Taliban have risen, fallen, and then risen again in the past 15 years. The Islamist movement rose to power in Afghanistan in the mid-1990s, ruled the country in the late 90s, and fell to the US-led invasion in 2001.
Yes, it yet have to come. There was a so called Decade of Reformsobserved in Pakistan. A military decade by Ayub Khan (1958-1968).Some developments were there. One cant say it Golden (where simply,illeteracy rate in1968 was more than 60%, child mortality was amongthe highest in Asia)
The Ottoman Empire now called Turkey blocked Muslims in theMediterranean region.
All cities and areas in what is currently called the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
in 1492 Isabella of Castille and her husband Ferdinand of Aragon forced the Moores to surrender at Grenada. This would end the official rule of the Muslims in Spain. The Spanish Inquisition also hugely decreased Muslim's presence.
Isabell and her Husband King Ferdinand inflicted the final military defeat on the Moors in 1492. Various Spanish kingdoms fought to evict the Moors over seven centuries.
It was larger, lasted longer and had far fewer issues with its democratic, Christian neighbors.
Islam was never spread by conquest. Refer to spain that was controlled by Muslims for hundreds of years. No Spanish was obliged to convert to Islam. People in Iraq converted tio Islam over hundreds of years at their own free will. In Egypt, you find many families part of them are Christians and...
The Arabian Peninsula was generally considered a cultural backwaterprior to the emergence of Islam and neglected by the majorcivilizations of the world. It was internally defined by numerousethno-religious tribes of Bedouin (Nomadic Arabs), each with aSheikh (tribal elder) and a pantheon of gods...
Most of the "bad things" about Saladin reflect on the fact that, tohis enemies, he was not a Christian and was a better person andleader than the Christian rulers he was fighting. It should beremembered that Saladin did not kill the innocent Christianinhabitants of cities he captured, The Crusaders...
The important capitals are: .Medina (in presently Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) .Al-Koufa (in presently Iraq) .Damascus (in presently Syria) .Baghdad (in presently Iraq) .Al-Qahira (or Cairo in English, Egypt)
the Sunni and Shiite are two main sects in Islam religion first asmajority and latter as minority.
Examples: Mecca, Madina, Jerusalem, Damascus, Baghdad & Cairo.
Imam Saudi (PBUH) trained many students in different scientific branches and they had great contributions Actually the Christians and Jews helped bring about Islams golden age. Maimonides a Jew who lived in the Muslim empire in the 1100's, was a doctor. Maimonides tried to explain how people...
The Islamic Caliphate at one point in time spread from the Iberian peninsula (Spain and Portugal) all the way to India. And there were also many colonies in the Malaysian islands South of China. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Age-of-caliphs.png
It is called Purkaa or Burkah or Burqa. Refer to related question below for more information.
Islam started by start of universe creation. Islam means full submission to God the Creator and hence all God creations; including mankind; were created on the principle of submission to God (Islam). Refer to question below.
There is no such thing called 'church' in Islam. If you were referring to the worshipping place of Muslims, it istypically called a "Mosque" in English. In Arabic, there are twonames for such a structure: Jame'a (جامع) also Latinized in Turkishas Camii refers to a large Mosque and...
The Second Crusade took place from 1147-1149. It began after Muslim Turks recaptured one of the Crusader states. This crusade ended in defeat for the Crusaders largely because the French and German armies failed to work together. Until the late 1100s, other Crusader states remained under European...
We stole property from the talibans so they crashed into the twin towers in 2001 and so that started the war against the talibans. i don't really know why we are fighting Afghanistan but at least i told you about the talibans.
Shaam, which is now called Damascus, syria... but the city of shaam was much larger then
The Islamic Conquest of Spain led to the development of a Golden Age of culture and transfer of information from the Islamic World to the Christian World.
Absolutely NOT! Leonardo was a Christian - Catholic to be more precise
Many capitals in different Islamic leaderships and ages. The most important of them are: .Medina, in present Saudi Arabia .Koufa, in present Iraq .Damascus, in present Syria .Baghdad, in present Iraq .Al-Qahira (Cairo, in present Egypt)
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In 711-13 Arabs and other North African Muslims conquered the Iberian Peninsula, which was then the Kingdom of the Visigoths, who were Christian at the time..The reconquista refers to the reconquest of the region by Christians. Following the invasion of Spain by the Moors in 711, the Visigoths...
the five principles of religion ( Usul Al-Din) as stated by Shiism include: Tawhid or belief in divine unity , Nubuwwah or prophecy, Maaad or resurrection , Imamah or the Imamate, belief in the Imams as successors of the prophet and Adl or Divine Justice. in the Three Basic principles -Unity,...
The capital of the Muslim empire in India is Delhi. And your welcome.
The first and most important "True Cross of Jesus" was allegedly found by Helena on a pilgrimage to Palestine, where she found the cross of Jesus and those of the two robbers, all still intact, as well as uncovering the places of Jesus' birth, crucifixion and burial, and various other important...
Muslims Spain during the Middle Ages was a golden age for bothMuslims and Jewish thinkers, poet, artists, and scientists.
The relationship between Moors and Jews in Spain 1492 is that both groups were persecuted by the Spanish Christians. During the Spanish Inquisition, the ruling classes and the Church seized upon the concept of "purity of blood" and used this concept to persecute Moors and Jews who had not converted...
The Muslims believe in ONE and the ONLY Almighty God. They believe in the last Prophet Muhammad (SAW). They believe in the same holy Book. They have the same basic beliefs. They are termed as Brothers by Allah Almighty and the holy Prophet (SAW). So, they are united and the Empire was united on...
ten to one (i.e. ten Taliban per US serviceman)
The Taliban cast themselves as defenders of the homeland. By promoting a nationalist agenda, they were able to cast the arguments into a us vs them light, weakening the moderates of their power. Media Media was used to show other nations as foreign invaders and bullies who have corrupted the...
Answer 1 Muslim builds a successful Islamic Empire. They ruled over the world for more than 1000 year. Actually Muslims were successful to build Arab empire because they simply apply the rules of Holy Qur'an and teaching of Holy prophet SAW. Answer 2 As the empire expanded from being only...
Yes they ruled for many years.
Saladin isn't bad but he did chop off a Christians head.But he had a reason for it.Normally he was a wise,generous and thoughtful man who considered other peoples feelings.
because they wanted to rule it
The migrants are largely responsible for spreading Islam, since they are the only western-style Islamic country, Turkish migrations outward tended to happen during the Ottoman Empire, where Turkish Elites would settle the territories of the Balkans to acquire much more land and prestige. They would...
the friends and followers of Ali believed that after the death of prophet, the caliphate and religious authority belonged to ALI. this belief came from consideration of Ali's position and station in relation to the prophet , his relation to the chosen among the companions , as well as his relation...
When moors c the control over spain lots of stuff happened lots of good stuff lots
Saladin was a Muslim and had a war known as a crusade against king Richard. The war was to fight for their holy land which was Jerusalem.
Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn Yūsuf ibn Ayyūb. Salah ah-Din Yusuf ibn Ayyub.
it is unknown for sure but reports say he has an Islamic friend who may be one in my opinion yes because hes ruining the country from the inside
Answer 1 Islam spread in the middle east, Africa, some part of Europe and insome parts of Asia as well as in far unfurled countries likeIndonesia, Malaysia etc. and it spread so quickly when companionsof Prophet (PBUH), (Sahabas) conquered those lands and afterconquering they did justice well with...
The First Crusades Beginning in the year 1095 there were eight major Crusades coupled with various smaller fights in between the larger Crusades. The era of the Crusades began in 1095 and lasted nearly 200 years, with multiple mass movements of armies from the monarchies of Europe into the "Holy...
His birth date is unknown.
Talibans are Islamic and if seen following other religions there will be consequences!
The Muslim Moors were kicked out and tension grew between Christians and other religious groups. Another thing was that Columbus was given permission to try to explore the world.
not all of them. some of Iranians are shiites and some of them aresunnis. besides some of sunis are not Iranians and some of theshiites are not iranian. However, the overwhelming majority of Iranians are Shiites.
King Richard the lion heart fell sick for three months. During that time the Europeans suffered from lack of organization and no definite leader, so Saladain retook Jerusalem.
Islamic culture influenced Spain in a number of ways. Architecture in Spain was strongly enhanced by Muslims who broughtnew building designs. Most popular of these was the Mudejar Style,which was widely copied, especially in Southern Spain after theMuslims were forced out of power. Many of the...