The first reason why Islam spread so quickly is because it began near trade routes. “ Mecca was… prosperous and important… [and] was at the crossroads of the lucrative caravan trails.’’ By beggining in a rich and inporatant trading city like Mecca, Islam could spread rapidly to many diffrent cities and people because of Muslim merchants in the caravan.
This can be seen in documents 1,3, and 7. In document one, it is talking about trade and how, by following the teachings of the Qur’an, merchants, on judgement day, will receive the high rank they deserve. Therefore, document one shows the influence of Muslim religion throughout Afro-Eurasia. Document 3 shows the spread of Islamic faith because of the caliph's palace, which was so enormous that it influenced many outside civilizations. Also, wealth and increased trade,due to large palaces, of a certain city, helped to developed a strong army that helped spread religion.
The religion of Islam was influenced in the early 600s, trading was their way of spreading their ideas and inventions to be learned. The Islamic culture began to spread from Persia in the east to southern west Europe and the north of Africa. The Islamic culture influenced and impacted Europe in numerous ways, affecting such varied areas as medicine, literature, and technology. All these three categories show the influence and impact of Islam on Europe. The Islamic contributions have had a considerable effect on the development of Europe because in the old times Europe absorbed knowledge from Islamic civilizations.
In the last phase, which extends from 1500 to current times, Islam continues to influence the culture and literature in Indonesia. Islam As A Product Of Commercial Trade In economic terms, conversion resulted in increased economic trade and higher state of
Islam spread quickly during the 600’s trade, choice, and conquest. The new religion of Islam was able to spread so quickly due to trade. The first reason is Mecca was the center of trade for the Arabian Peninsula. In document A of the Why Islam Spread So Quickly reading it states, “...Mecca was prosperous and important.
This is (important/interesting/relevant) because When the Crusaders returned they Europe they had brought back spices, sugar, and silk; many nobles and merchants enjoyed the new products and wanted more of them Document 2 states that Merchants in Venice and other northern Italian cities built large fleets to carry crusaders to the Holy Land. And later used those fleets to open new markets in the Crusaders’
There were a lot of reasons Britain had to colonize Egypt, the most important reason is the Suez Canal. The Suez Canal was completed in 1869, which connected the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea. It reduced the distance between Europe and India, China and Japan. The Suez Canal was and still is very profitable, because since it opened every country wanted to use it, especially European countries, so the British taxed countries that wanted to use it, which made Britain’s economy even stronger. Now there is another reason that seems to be the reason France colonized Egypt,
One of them is that it was founded by a tyrant colony. Over time, just like in the case of Rome, it became a center of commerce and maritime power. They were very curious, as they engaged in exploration and discovery. This innate curiosity, enabled the Carthagians to build good ships, that allowed them to explore around the Mediterranean Sea. They entered in contact with many nations, trading and purchasing and selling various goods.
With the Abbasids came economic prosperity. The conquered trade routes from the richest provinces of the Roman Empire now meant that the Arabs controlled routes to the east. Bagdad developed into a massive commercial market that connected Europe, Central Asia, and Africa. This led to an exchange of ideas, technology, and culture. But with the growth of the empire, the caliph had become less of the spiritual leader of Muslims and
The origin and rise of Carthage According to Morey (1901), Carthage was a colony of Tyre which later became the capital of a great commercial empire on the northern coast of Africa. It rapid growth especially in trade paved the way for it to become a powerful empire founded on trade and commerce. As Carthage became the dominant power over the native races of Africa, which were the Lydians and the Numidians, she eventually forced many of them into slavery and continued her growth. With it trading power backed by slave labor and military power, Carthage could easily expand her empire into the North Africa region and the Iberian Peninsula. This expansion exposed Carthage to contact with other great powers including Greece and Rome.
Trade, ideas, and culture thrived in this Islamic empire. Islam brought a sense of unity and purpose to the traders and people of the Arabian Peninsula. Arab armies spread Islam through the Middle East and beyond. Muslim traders also spread Islam. The Islamic territory ranged from northern Afghanistan to northern parts of Africa to Spain and centered in the Middle East, which gave them a geological advantage in terms of trade.
Why did Islam spread Quickly? - Trade The Islamic religion spreaded quickly because of trade. Based on the fact, that Islam had trade over many empires. Corresponding to the map on Document A, “ Adding from the profits of caravans was a brisk pilgrimage trade, for Mecca was the site of Arabia 's holiest shrine. In addition, the holy city, Mecca was the main site for trade.
The global economic system included trade routes, exports and imports, and industrial enterprises. Trade routes were one of the most important characteristics of the global economic system. During this period, there were several trade routes that resulted in the discovery of new lands. In document 1, it shows Europeans exploring along the coasts of Africa, North America, South America, and Asia. This happened during 1420through 1542.
From Greek gods and monsters, to yin and yang, to Jesus, religion has affected the growth and cultures of civilizations for thousands of years, dating back to the first humans that walked the Earth. The first Europeans to set foot on America were no exception as they too were affected by the power of religion. Beginning with the first colonists, religion has encouraged growth in the colonies, politically, socially, and imperialistically. Religion affected the growth of the colonies politically. Unlike in Europe, in Maryland Protestants and Catholics lived peacefully together (64).