After Muslim Conquests Dbq Essay

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After Muslim conquests, the growth of cities flourished under Islam rule. Muslim rulers gained control of the pre-existing cities and founded new ones from Asia to Europe. Cities and urban areas in Muslim society were important because of the role it plays in religion, trade, and culture.
Trade was a very significant part of Muslim society. The trade network is expansive and the routes extend across Europe, North Africa and Asia (Document 6). According to Marco Polo, an italian merchant, the people living in the cities make a living off of trading various textiles and goods. Merchants came from a vast number of countries to purchase and sell and the cities were well populated. In document 3, a persian Muslim traveler estimated about twenty

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