Changes And Continuities In The Spread Of Christianity And Eurasia

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Between 600 CE and 1450 CE, Islam and Christianity spread throughout Eurasia and the middle East. Although both were spread through trade and important religious figures. Islam and Christianity had very, different takes on government organization. Islam took hold in the cities, deserts on the Arabian Peninsula and appealed to all, while Christianity was interested in those of a lower class and appeared among a small Middle Eastern civilization, the jews.
Christianity and Islam was spread through merchants on the silk roads and other trade routes. Trade was very important because not only were goodies spread but ideas of religions were spread. Merchants were able to socialize with people and were able to know the different type of religions. Both Islam and Christianity had craftwork that was very significant in the spread of these religions. In Islam craftwork such as the name of their god, Allah, in Arabic calligraphy was very important. In Christianity the craftwork of a cross was significant. One reason …show more content…

Both Islam and Christianity had important people in a high class to spread their religions. Christianity had Constantine to spread the religion while Islam had the Prophet and the caliphates to spread the religion. This was important because the people who spread the religions were an important figure for the religion. Both religions were also socially similar in another way. In these two religions the people practicing the religions migrated to spread their beliefs to other regions. Muslims migrated to Medina to spread the word of their god in the other region of Arabia Peninsula while Christians migrated to Constantinople to find Constantine to help spread Christianity. One reason for this type of similarity was that the people were often taken out of the place they were in before because they weren’t pleased with the religion. Being kicked out allowed them to migrate and inform others of their

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