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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.
Answer 1 Islam started in the city of Mecca (currently in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) by the revelation of the first verses of Quran by God to Prophet Muhammad through the Angel Gabriel in year 610 AD. Quran revelation on the prophet continued after his immigration to Medina (also in the Kingdom o…
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The Islamic religion has had a immense impact on the ancient and modern world. During the Crusades, Christian and Muslims clashed in battle for Jerusalem. Afterwards, people had a varied opinion on their radical beliefs and "Jihad" holy wars. On September 11th, the bombing of the World Trade Cent…
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The division between Shia and Sunni dates back to the death of the Prophet Muhammad, and the question of who was to take over the leadership of the Muslim nation. Sunni Muslims agree with the position taken by many of the Prophet's companions, that the new leader should be elected from among those c…
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Answer 1 First of all, saying Jews and Muslims are enemies is like saying that all Americans and Mexicans are enemies. What about Mexican-Americans? Who is their enemy? The same thing goes for Jewish Arabs and Israeli Muslims. Who are they supposed to hate? Themselves? Sure a Jewish woman once trie…
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Community Answer Muslims spread Islam through teaching, conquest, and trade. Islam spread is through: Islam tolerance and good morals Quran authenticity and its scientific statements miracles Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) modesty, honesty, and good morals Islam was spread so fast for many reason…
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It is a political movement rose in AfghanistanThe Taliban are a Private Military Company over in the Middle East and South East Asia.In the 1980's they were used for fighting Communist Russia out of the Middle East.Now they're doing the same to America.
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The concept of a "philosophy of history" is a relatively modern concept in European philosophy. The Arabs did not enter the modern era with a strong philosophical culture and as a result, Arabs did not create a "philosophy of history" in the same way that Europeans like Hegel did. Most philosophy i…
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Islamic culture influenced Spain in a number of ways. Architecture in Spain was strongly enhanced by Muslims who brought new building designs. Most popular of these was the Mudejar Style, which was widely copied, especially in Southern Spain after the Muslims were forced out of power. Many of the …
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the Assyrians were not Arabs the ninth and tenth centuries were called the dark ages for a very good reason. all the power rested in the feudal system in Europe and even the rulers were basically illiterate. the Arabs translated all the Greek and roman publications and invented algebra. Europe did n…
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You can believe he was, putting up such a harsh fight with the Christians. Plus, to lead his own nation in such a huge series of wars, he had to be a good leader, but you decide for yourselves.
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historically accurate death tolls are impossible. by persecution do you specific persecution or just anybody killing Muslims. there is also the question of sunni's and shia's both are Muslim, but both killeach other for not believing in their own particular brand of Islam kinda like protestants pers…
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The Taliban came about back during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, they were part of the resistance movement that fought against them Soviets to get them to leave the country. The CIA helped them do this by supplying weapons and money, oops.
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Islamic banking has the same purpose as conventional banking except that it operates in accordance with the rules of Sharia, known as Fiqh al-Muamalat (Islamic rules on transactions). The basic principle of Islamic banking is the sharing of profit and loss and the prohibition of riba´ (interest). A…
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The word Islam means "submission to God". The Holy Quran describes Islam as an Arabic word Deen (way of life). The followers of Islam are called Muslims. The literal meaning of Muslim is "one who surrenders" or "submits" to the will of God. In order to understand Islam, the basic portrayal of belief…
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Shariff Mohammed Kabungsuwan of Johor (modern-day Malaysia) introduced Islam into the southwest Philippines region of Mindinao at the end of the 16th century and established himself as Sultan seated in Malabang-Lanao. He exiled some of his people who deviated from the Islamic faith to Cotabato. He s…
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The Arabs were primarily a mercantile people who favored trade. They took control of the main trade routes that had been primarily in the control of the Persians, Soghdians (Iranians of Central Asia and ancestors of the Tajik and Uzbeks) and Indians. They took control of the lucrative silk trade th…
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For many Muslims the term "Islam" has two meanings: the Divine Religion of Submission to God's Will (often called Islam with a small "i") and the Institutionalized Belief as Found in Qur'an and Revealed by Mohammed's Prophecy (often called Islam with a capital "I"). The following answers should be u…
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Al-Andalus was the name of the area of the Iberian peninsula and France controlled by the Muslims between 711 and 1492. It varied in size depending on the success of the Christians in expelling the Muslims.
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Muslims are ANYONE who embrace Islam (religion) they are Chinese Muslims (originate from China), Indian Muslims (originate from India), Arab Muslims (originate from the Middle East), European Muslims (originate from Europe), African Muslims (originate from Africa)...and not forgetting Malay Musl…
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Arabs, like me, obey their fathers. And their fathers worshiped other gods beside the Almighty Allah. Also, they thought that Muhammad wanted to dethrone their gods. So they rejected Muhammad's message. If someone came to you, and he said, the earth is not round.... it is square. First of all thi…
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There were several weaknesses that were common to all of the Muslim empires. Some of the weaknesses included failure to recognize the power of the people and succession of bad leaders among others.
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It was long ago Islam was spread.It was at Egypt,Arab...Yemen...it was spread from a religious man..
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Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden and his tribe called the talibans and they are the terrorist themselves called as Mujahideen that is warrior of Muslim god, but in true sense they are indulge in demonic activities to harm poor people A religious group who took over Afghanistan Answer-2 No. O…
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As the Ottomans had a huge land they normally spread their religion to there. They didn't force people to be Muslims directly however by getting more taxes from non-Muslims they indirectly forced people under their control to be Muslims. That is why there are some Muslim countries in Africa and in E…
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Protected Al-Qaeda(who was responsible for the 9/11 attacks), and murdered countless innocent Afghans and continue to do so today. Sources:http://www.amnesty.org/en/news-and-updates/taleban-should-be-prosecuted-war-crimes-afghanistan-2010-08-10
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Yes he was. He was from kurdistan e azad basha alami sagbab. There are several Medieval Historians, such as Ibn Athir, who make it clear that Saladin was a Kurd.
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It was the world's first globally unifying force. Its emphasis on egalitarianism appealed to many lower class citizens and it also reinforced traditional ideas about kingship helping it appeal to many rulers, especially in Sudan. The religion itself was spread through war, wandering mystics called s…
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Life and HistorySalah ad-Din was born in Tikrit, Iraq. His family was of Kurdish background and ancestry. Salah ad-Din's military career began when his uncle Assad al-Din Shirkuh, an important military commander under Nur ad-Din, started training him Some crusaders known as the Franks had invaded an…
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The Islamic Empire was expected to last at the peak of its power for at least half a millennium. It lasted for more than half a millennium from 1299 all the way to the end of World War I in 1918. Such a magnificent empire declined because of many reasons. Here are the main reasons. - Shia and Sunn…
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1994 to 1997.. its actually 1996-2001
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After the Prophet Muhammad (S)'s death many desert nomads and others claimed to be prophets, during this time Abu Bakr (R) went to war with these people to prove them as false. After Abu Bakr (R), Umr (R) took over Persia, and other parts of Asia Minor, after many years Tariq bin Ziyad (R) took over…
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The answer to this question would fill about three books. When I get them published, I will send you copies. Just one little thing seems wrong with your question, when did Islam colonise the USA.
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THE Islamic empire used trade as a way to spread Islam,the muslims traders when they went to place to trade in it they had two jobs the first one trade and the second one to tell pepole about the Islam so they can know about it so they can be muslims
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In the Middle Ages, Muslims treated non-Muslims in a way that was superior to contemporaneous civilizations and introduced the concept of religious tolerance (as opposed to Europe which was practicing the exact opposite at the time). However, it is nothing close to equality or Rights. An important t…
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saladin was a leader of the Muslims in the crusades in the fight for Jerusalem he won against Richard the lionheart. Saladin [Salahuddin Ayyubi] was the leader [Sultan] of Egypt and Syria that led the Islamic forces against the third crusade of the Europeans in the Holy Land. He was of Kurdish origi…
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In terms of religious significance, the key Muslim holy site in Israel/Palestine is the Dome of the Rock Shrine and the Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem. The holiness of this place is due to being the spot where Mohammed ascended to the sky and talked to God and the previous Prophets. H…
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The word Islam means a wholehearted submission to the will of Almighty Allah, that is worshiping Him alone and without associating any god with Him Most High. all the prophets were Muslims... according to the meaning of Muslim..... even zesus chirst wasafter mohammed Islam got its completeness as a …
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saladin died of a short illness, at the age of 54, which was quite old in those times
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i had fun wit yo gurl last nite cuh ,, showd her wuts gud 8==D
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Take Jerusalem! DUhhh Saladin - born 1137 - was a general who battled the crusaders and conquered Jerusalem. He is buried in a mausoleum in the Umayyad mosque in Damascus.
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The Islamic Empire, was at its golden peak in the 12th-19th Century, it was during this time the Islamic Empire gained importance and significance around the world by its achievements. The Islamic Empire flourished in Art, Architecture, Philosophy, Science, Mathematics, Medical Fields and Astronomy!…
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Taliban (طالبان) means "students" as the Taliban consider themselves the "students of the Qur'an and Shari'a (Islamic Law)."
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Ended when rules became more obsessed with power than to be more responsible to their citizens. Ended because of spoils of conquest. In other words they became to lazy. - It ended because of philosophical changes in popular Islam. The golden age was mostly inhabited by high scholars that were p…
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No, Israel and the Cheney gang did that. Larry Silverstein benefited.
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The Taliban ruled in 1972 before the USSR invaded and then ruled again in 1996 until 2001
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The spread of Islam in the Ottoman Empire was due to the ease of motion and increase of privileges in the Empire by converting.Taxes: Non-Moslems had a head tax and in some cases a land tax. Moslems in the Empire had neither.Government: While there were certain positions available in the government …
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It is important to note that the Qur'an is not any of the things that you use to define it. It is certainly not a collection of Mohammed's prayers, which are entirely derived from the Hadith and the Sirat An-Nabi (Biography of the Prophet). The Hadith were stories of Mohammed's life that were compil…
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Saladin or Salah Al-din is remembered for being a unselfish kind ruler who captured the holy city of Jerusalem and repelled the crusades. He eventually made an agreement to let all people pray there. He Gave to society and not to himself and treated his prisoners with respects, not as slaves
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They destroyed old statues of Buddha, carved into the side of a mountain, because Islam forbids statues (which are a sign of idol worship).
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Saladin is remembered for commanding the Ayyubids at the Battle of Hattin, in which the Ayyubids decisively defeated the Kingdom of Jerusalem. The battle occurred on July 4, 1187.
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Please Note that the invasion of Afghanistan was undertaken by an INTERNATIONAL force lead by the Americans. The invasion was ordered/sanctioned by the UNITED NATIONS (after a vote) because it was clear that the Taliban who were the government in Afghanistan were sheltering and supporting Al-Qaeda.…
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Sultan bin Salman was the first Muslim to go into space. He was born in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and went into space in 1985.
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If you read you're text book, you will most likely find the answer.
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An important series of events in Islam was when the Qur'an was revealed to Prophet Muhammad. Another important event was the migration of the Muslim community from Mecca to Medina.
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Rationale The Taliban took over Afghanistan because they have a certain set of beliefs about what is right and what is wrong and felt the need to impose their values on the rest of Afghanistan. Method Many of the Taliban's fighters come from the Islamic Extremist Mujaheddin who were trained and equi…
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Islamic civilization affected the western civilization both scientifically (through the thousands of Islamic inventions and innovations) and morally ( non racism, assuring women rights, non slavery, non discrimination, and many other good morals). see links below.
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The Taliban organization took over the nation of Afghanistan in 1996. They controlled it completely until the United States drove them out in 2001.
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well,according to world scources there are as many as 20 million terrorist in the taliban.
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Baghdad was the center of a large Muslim empire that made many advances in the art and sciences.
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Righteousness of Faith
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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 …
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The First CrusadesBeginning 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 Land…
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people spell it wrong Muhammad
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Hamza, the uncle of Muhammed was given the title Asadullah (lion of Allah) for his bravery in the battle. Hazrat Hamza Shaheed was the Asadullah
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The Moorish conquest of Spain began in 710.
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because they caused 9/11
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The purpose of the Reconquista was that the Christians wanted to expel the Spanish Muslims (better known as Moors) in the 11th century.
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the taliban killled over 3000 people
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The early Caliphates (or Islamic Empires) due to a number of factors. It is notable that although there are a few occurrences of Muslims carrying out the "Convert or Die" scenario, this is not the most common reason for Islam's expansion exclusively in terms of territory. 1) Arabia - What's that?: P…
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He was born about 1137 in Tikrit, Iraq. He also liked horses
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Although thwarted by Byzantine resistance during the rapid expansion of the 7th century, a Muslim nation (the Ottoman Turks) was finally able to capture The Queen of Cities (Constantinople) in 1453.
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both of them are muslim and in principles like divine unity, prophecy and resurrection or the day of judgment are the same. they call each other as religious brothers.
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The Taliban enforced their rules because they honestly believed that the creation of that type of theocratic totalitarianism was what God demanded of humanity. They also used their rules in order to gain control and maintain order as well as fear.
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Richard-I and Saladin entered a failed negotiation for the return of the True Cross to the Crusaders in exchange for the lives of 3,000 Muslim prisoners. Saladin wanted to stall and not hand over a relic which would only embolden Richard and his troops in their attack on Jerusalem. They would later…
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Reconquista or the "Reconquest" was the campaign to drive the Muslims from Spain.
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a group of terrorists
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Allah test those in power, and aswel as those in weakness.
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c. 1138 in Tikrit (modern-day Iraq)
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Saladin and Richard never met face to face.
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Major issues facing Islam are locally specific, while others have a global contexts and similarities to other world religions. The question of separation of church and state as opposed to the imposition of Sharia is an ongoing question in some Islamic schools of thought. The justification and cause …
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as u know that there were four caliphs after hazrat Muhammad ( P B U H )wen there is no leader the unity is broken so after longfights the first caliph hazrat abu bakar sidduiqe razitallah anah was made r first caliph or in other words : The death of Muhammad in 632 created confusion in the nascent …
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Amswer 1 They taught the Qur'an and live off the story of Mohammad. Answer 2 The Islamic Caliphate only held together as one empire for 120 years (630 C.E. to 750 C.E.). This is less time than the United States was around and roughly the equivalent time of the worldwide British Empire (1830-1950). …
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Some of the Accomplishments of the Islamic Empire was :- Hadrat Umar R.A. 1st person to implement Policing- SalahUddins Conquest of Jerusalem- Ottoman Empire Major player - Rule of the World- The conquest of Spain- The conquest of HIND (aka INDOPAKBANGLA) Liberation from poletheism to the introducti…
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shia and sunni have mostly same beliefs but shia believe after death of prophet God select the successive of prophet who is the leader of Muslim community and people can not select it. shia believe the Imam (successor of prophet) is appointed only by God and can not be selected by people because G…
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Major discoveries in mathematics and science.
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I am not really good with this question so here we gooooo.... I think when the muslims perfect geometry and geometric art is when the musilims did not allow people or animals in thier art. if this answer is not right then do not use it for what you are trying to find
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The titular leader of the Taliban movement is Mullah Mohammed Omar, who remains in hiding due to efforts by the US and others to capture him.
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Answers from Others Answer 1 The principal behind the expansion was the realisation by the people that Islam is the best religion and that accepting Islam would help them lead better life. Owing to strict enforcement of laws in the Islamic States of Makkah and Madinah, many people from other pla…
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it starts in 632AD and ends in 1171AD
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Like the human being, every civilization has a body and a soul. The body of a civilization is its material achievements in terms of buildings, industrial facilities, machinery and anything which reflects welfare and earthly advancement. Its soul is the set of creeds and concepts which condition the …
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In my opinion, he had to be, in order to put up such a strong and bloody fight with the Crusaders (Christian soldiers). But if you disagree with me, decide for yourself here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saladin
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After taking back the walls, they had to rebuild much of it. The crusaders had control of it for 88 years so they had done same major conversion to their religion (christ) When Saladin took the city he had all of the statues and churches reflect Islamic culture rather than Latin.
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It was sucessful bcoz of equlity provided my caliphs on the basis of quranic values unlike todays muslim country like pak,tejikistan etc.
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It is a political movement rose in Afghanistan after the political vacuum created by the collapse of the government that was pro-Russia. At first, it was not dangerous to the world peace because its aim was to create an Islamic government, but when they harbored Osama Bin Ladin and his quest to thre…
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The weapons used during the Spanish Reconquista were different for the cavalry and infantry. The knights of the cavalry used javelins, thrusting spears, long swords, and the Visigothic axe. The peasants of the infantry used the longbow, composite bow, crossbow, spears, and short swords.
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Syria is called the" Land of Saladin"
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The Western Roman Empire fell to the Goths, Vandals and Huns who poured in from the east over a century - the Roman legions legions simply couldn't match them in numbers and the long frontier which they had to defend. Having allowed the Goths to settle inside the Danube line, hoping to use them to k…
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