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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 the  feudal system. Question for Egyptian and islamic history.
they were successful during the time of Muhammad (pbuh) because God  sent down angels to help the Muslims and God always helped Muslims  during battles
Really, the Afghans are too disorganized to do much about them. The  taliban actually are so mixed in that it'll take a while to  implement the preliminary steps that have been previously  initiated.
because he said it was also a holy city for Muslims as the Dome of  the 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"...
There have been over 25 different Islamic Empires, so, without  clarification it is impossible to answer the question. Usually when  people say 'the three Muslim empires' they are either referring to  (1) the Rashidun, Umayyad, and Abbassid Caliphates OR (2) the  Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal...
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.
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 backwater  prior to the emergence of Islam and neglected by the major  civilizations of the world. It was internally defined by numerous  ethno-religious tribes of Bedouin (Nomadic Arabs), each with a  Sheikh (tribal elder) and a pantheon...
Most of the "bad things" about Saladin reflect on the fact that, to  his enemies, he was not a Christian and was a better person and  leader than the Christian rulers he was fighting. It should be  remembered that Saladin did not kill the innocent Christian  inhabitants of cities he captured,...
Examples: Mecca, Madina, Jerusalem, Damascus, Baghdad & Cairo.
Imam Saudi (PBUH) trained many students in different scientific branches and they had great contributionsActually 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 could...
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
There is no such thing called 'church' in Islam.    If you were referring to the worshipping place of Muslims, it is  typically called a "Mosque" in English. In Arabic, there are two  names for such a structure: Jame'a (جامع) also Latinized in Turkish  as Camii refers to a large Mosque...
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
a lot about 1 million cheese men hev been killed
  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...
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...
Muslims Spain during the Middle Ages was a golden age for both  Muslims 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...
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 Arabia,...
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...
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 onein my opinion yes because hes ruining the country from the inside
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...
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.
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 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....
In summer the trip was to " sham" in the North which is mostly now Syria, Jordan & Palestine. In Winter the trip was to Yemen to the south.
Talibaan : it is written this way : طالبان
No, the Taliban do not own any oil. BUT. Central Asia is the largest untapped oil reserve in the world. The only pipeline out of Central Asia is through Iran (an unstable country often hostile to the United States and the West). The only other possible pipeline is through Afghanistan and Pakistan....
He forgave the Jews and Christin population and declare peace for them, instead of slaughtering them. That's what I know. Saladin creates a agreement. Male, ten years old and over, was to pay ten besants (money) for the practice of holding a prisoner or item to extort money or property to secure...
The part of Spain under Moorish control was called Al-Andalus
The movement to drive the moors out of Spain since the first invasion in 711 AD until the last battle in 1492 AD (almost eight centuries) is called the Reconquista.
Spain was historically a christian country when Muslims fought it and invaded it, it was ruled by Muslims but as the time passes the empire grew weaker and weaker and Christians fought to regain the country.
They wanted to gain control of the "Holy Land" or Jerusalem.
Similarities I can't say I know much on the similarities, but they do have similar ideologies. They both practice Islamic Fundamentalism and are each created of groups of Muslim Extremists. Differences Al-Qaeda is an international post-national terrorist organization. Al-Qaeda's mission is to bring...
  The Ottoman Empire.The Ottoman Empire
Within the Islamic golden age, Muslims spread peace. justice, human rights, good morals, advancements in mathematics, sciences, biology, optics, anatomy, astronomy, philosophy, and all other branches of sciences as well encouraging research and sciences.