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Read online A History of the Muslim World to 1405: The Making of a Civilization.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A History of the Muslim World to 1405: The Making of a Civilization Muslims first appeared in the early seventh century as members of a persecuted religious movement in a sun baked town in Arabia Within a century their descendants were ruling a vast territory that extended from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indus River valley in modern Pakistan This region became the arena for a new cultural experiment in which Muslim scholars and creative artists synthesized and reworked the legacy of Rome Greece Iran and India into a new civilization .

A History of the Muslim World to traces the development of this civilization from the career of the Prophet Muhammad to the death of the Mongol emperor Timur Lang Coverage includes the unification of the Dar a Islam the territory ruled by Muslims the fragmentation into various religious and political groups including the Shi ite and Sunni and the series of catastrophes in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries that threatened to destroy the civilization .

Features .

Balanced coverage of the Muslim world encompassing the region from the Iberian Peninsula to South Asia .

Detailed accounts of all cultures including major Shi ite groups and the Sunni community .

Primary sources .

Numerous maps and photographs featuring a special four color art insert .

Glossary charts and timelines by Vernon O. Egger

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A History of the Muslim World to 1405: The Making of a Civilization
Title:A History of the Muslim World to 1405: The Making of a Civilization
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ISBN:0130983896
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Number of Pages:336
Category:History, Non fiction, Religion, Islam
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Muslims first appeared in the early seventh century as members of a persecuted religious movement in a sun baked town in Arabia Within a century their descendants were ruling a vast territory that extended from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indus River valley in modern Pakistan This region became the arena for a new cultural experiment in which Muslim scholars and creative artists synthesized and reworked the legacy of Rome Greece Iran and India into a new civilization br br A History of the Muslim World to traces the development of this civilization from the career of the Prophet Muhammad to the death of the Mongol emperor Timur Lang Coverage includes the unification of the Dar a Islam the territory ruled by Muslims the fragmentation into various religious and political groups including the Shi ite and Sunni and the series of catastrophes in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries that threatened to destroy the civilization br br Features br br Balanced coverage of the Muslim world encompassing the region from the Iberian Peninsula to South Asia br br Detailed accounts of all cultures including major Shi ite groups and the Sunni community br br Primary sources br br Numerous maps and photographs featuring a special four color art insert br br Glossary charts and timelines, The history of the predominantly Muslim world is examined within the context of world history It examines political economic and broad cultural developments as well as specifically religious ones The themes of the book are tradition and adaptation it examines the tensions between the desire of Muslims to maintain continuity with their legacy and their recognition of the need to adapt to changing conditions