A History of the Muslim World to 1405: The Making of a Civilization 1st Edition

Ebook Details


Vernon O Egger

Year 2003
Pages 336
Publisher Routledge
Language en
ISBN 9780130983893
File Size 10.63 MB
File Format EPUB , AZW3
Download Counter 163
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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.