How did the policies of Muslims toward conquered lands compare with other empire builders such as Rome?
Both powers respected the religions and cultures of the conquered peoples. There was a large collection of local religions in the areas conquered by Rome. Most of the peoples the Arabs conquered in the Middle East and North Africa were Christians. Further south in Africa there was animism.
How did the policies of the Muslims toward conquered lands compare with other empire builders such as the romans?
How did the muslum policies of ruling people who they conquered compare with the policies of the roman empire and the people they conquered?
How did the polices of the Muslims toward conquering lands compare with other empire builders such as Romans?
How did the policies of the Muslims toward conquered lands compare with other empire builders like the Romans?
It is difficult to compare them, because different rulers were more brutal than others, in both the Roman and the Islamic conquests. It is a myth that the Romans were civilized and the Muslims were not; it is similarly a myth that the Muslims treated their conquered people kindly. The sad truth is that when a powerful empire expanded and conquered another land, mercy was rarely shown to those who were conquered. In some cases…
How did the Muslim policy of ruling conquered people compare with that of the Byzantines and Persians?
Muslims never called the people of the conquered lands as conquered people. They freed their will to have the full freedom to select the faith they are convinced in. They followed the Quran teachings and never oppressed people to convert to Islam. They treated all people equally irrelevant to their races, colors, faiths, or social status. They never imposed additional taxes on non Muslims. The only tax that is called "Jezia" was imposed on non…