To clarify, the crusades were military expeditions to avoid the Ottoman Empire expansion. From the viewpoint of the Christians, the Muslims were enemies of Christ and his church. It was the crusader’s task to defeat and defend against them. Some of the crusades were successful and gained Christian states like Palestine and Syria. The Islamic states were growing rapidly and those gains reversed.
From the three documents provided, Documents A, B, and C. I think that the Early Islamic Empire expanded war, by truced, and rare peace. It changed dramatically. The spread of Islam from 632-661. The battle in al-Yarmuk was the fiercest and bloodiest of its kind.
This was a city in which all 3 Abrahamic religions valued immensely. The Muslims were in total control at the time, but the Christians were allowed free passage in and out of the city. However, the Christians were not satisfied with just being allowed free passage, they wanted to own Jerusalem for themselves. They were jealous that they didn’t occupy Jerusalem, and they thought that Jerusalem was rightfully theirs. So, as a result, Pope Urban II called on the people of Western Europe to take arms and march to the land of the Seljuk Muslims to claim Jerusalem as their own.
It could also be for political gain as troops hoped to conquer lots of villages along the way to Jerusalem. The religious devotion was very important in the crusades as it gave them a goal to achieve such as saving the holy land from the Muslims. It kept the troops strong for the war filled journey to Jerusalem and the promises of having sins forgiven was a reward to die
al, also focuses on women, who participated in the Civil Rights Movement. They examine Bates’ role in the movement and what she is most notably known for the integration of Little Rock Central High School. In addition, they examine the roles that Bates played in the movement, not just as a leader of
In 66 BC, the Jews assaulted Masada and took over it from Roman rule. The Romans were trying to make the Jews give sacrifices to their gods like the Greeks did. However, the current leader of the time, Eleazar, the son of Ananias the high priest urged the Jews to not to give any Roman sacrifices, as they did in Document #2, and the Jews obliged. The Romans did not like this, and this was the so-called beginning of the war with the Roman. This reaction of Eleazar was a great success because no foreign sacrifices were given afterwards.
With the break out of World War I in Europe, the Sheikh-ul-Islam declared a Jihad against the following countries; Britain, France, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro.1 The call for Jihad was directed to all Muslims around the world to stand up against their Christian temporal rulers.2 In 1914, there were 270 million Muslims around the world with only 30 million being governed by Muslims and the rest governed by other predominantly Christian nations.3 Even with the threat of “the fire of hell”, the call for Jihad was not as successful as expected. Strachan writes, “Islam was universal in its appeal, while nationalism was particular. ”.4 Muslims remained divided and did not fall under one calling for Jihad and many remained loyal to their temporal rulers.
The movement What happened during the womens group’s movement in the 1970’s and who were involved? There were several diffrent women groups during the 1970’s each group had diffrent focus issues which cause some contraversy. •Nation council of women raises issues of women’s domestic and working lives, sport, and civil and political rights. •Young Women’s Christian Association support individual and community change by empowering women, especially young women, to develop and exercise their individual and collective leadership through enhancing their spiritual, physical, mental and cultural well-being.
Standing Together Domestic violence against women has been a problem for many years, and it is still an issue in today’s society. Women all over the world fight against violence, oppression, and discrimination. Therefore, it has been necessary to develop campaigns to raise awareness towards the ongoing problem. One of the campaigns that have been trying to raise awareness is the campaign “Fearless”, by the organization ActionAid, which is conveyed through a picture.
In history, Christians held Muslims to a threatening status before the crusades even began. In fact, the chances that the Christians met Muslims greatly improved their overall idea of them. During the crusades trade wasn’t allowed to be exchanged in fear of the Christians that would be excommunicated for associating with the Islams, even though trade still continued throughout the Crusades regardless. Politically the religious impact from the Crusades was in the massive expenditures that created an overwhelming effect on European politics. The crusades had massive armies that needed to be transported across extensive amounts of land which costed large sums of money.
Wahhabism has become increasingly influential throughout the Middle East and the world. It has been integrated into the dynamic religious conflict in the Middle East and has become a very supported and influential religion. To understand what makes Wahhabism so popular, we have to go back to the roots of Wahhabism and the meaning behind it. Wahhabism was founded by Mohammed Ibn Abd al-Wahhab in the eighteenth century. “It stresses the absolute sovereignty of God.”
Cities in the Muslim World were often political centers, economic center and areas of religious importance during the post classical period. The Muslim World was a place of political centers due to being the foundation of the religion of Islam. Once Islam was created they wanted to spread its religion and it spread to other places and these other countries became Muslim cities. The Muslim world also had economical centers because when Islam spread, they set up trade routes that boosted the economy. As the cities developed they became of religious importance as they built religious structures, all in the Muslim world.
How curious are you? Curious enough to go out in the modern world and seek educational, religious, or architectural knowledge? Muslims made a well representation of how curiosity can lead to affecting other societies besides their own in a positive way. Dating back to the first century, the Islamic culture was known for having conquered many places around the world and for advancing in scholarship in areas of the highest level at the time. Achievements included: astronomical discoveries, highly advanced architectural structures, a highly advanced educational city in Spain (Cordova), key discoveries in the medical world, a sophisticated trade route, and even created some artistical phenomenons such as the Dome of the Rock.
The Islam religion, believed by Muslims, has spread across the globe at rapid speeds. Muhammad ibn Abdullah started the religion. The religion began in Mecca. The religion was made known in 610 CE. The two major themes of the religion are “Allah is the one God” and the importance of charity.
In 570, near the town of Mecca, Muhammad was born. By the time Muhammad was in his late 40’s he went on a spiritual journey. During this journey he claimed that an angel named Gabriel spoke and told him to recite his words. Muhammad recited the words and a new religion was born; Islam. The new religion flourished and spread drastically.