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.
“ 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.
The spread of Islam had been exceptional since widespread conversion in Southeast Asia started in the 13th century. As Islam continues to grow in present times, it potentially holds great political power over unlimited territory; Islam may eventually hold vast power over our society. Hence, this paper aims to discuss the use of Islam as a political tool and the use of politics in Islam using Indonesia as a key reference. As the process of Indianisation was concluded with the coming of Islam, the cultural heritage of Hinduism is reduced, and eventually, Hinduism will become heritage.
The establishment of global empires from 1850-1950 has truly shaped the world into what it is today. With powerful militaries, persuasive politicians, and determined missionaries, the West had major influence in African and Asian nation-states. Their control amongst these territories not only affected the people in them but people native to other, surrounding nations. That’s how strong of an influence the West had. All of the imperial powers changed the societies they ruled into a more modernized state, bringing them closer to the rest of the world economically, politically, and culturally.
Islam and the land controlled by Muslims were able to spread quickly because of unity. The original unity brought by the religion and the consolidation through conquest were large factors in how the empire grew. Muhammad’s ability to unite Arabs, the religious doctrine many would die for, and the prosperity of the empire were all factors in the large expansion of the empire. Muhammad’s teachings of Islam engaged many followers.
The two religions relied heavily on trade routes to grow and expand. Christianity spread almost accidentally by word of mouth through the silk road, the largest trade route in Eurasia at the time. Traders and other travelers spread the word of Christianity through the silk road and all of Europe, subsequently. Meanwhile Islam spread through the Indian Ocean trade route, a trade route created thanks to the development of larger ships, which allowed for much faster trade and spread of ideas, such as Islam, on the sea’s rather than across land. If these trade routes had never been allowed to develop or flourish, it can only be assumed that both Islam and Christianity would have remained very isolated and that their spread would have remained very limited.
Overall we have learned that Religions can change in good and bad ways, that can lead to good or bad things. In conclusion, the Islamic religion has developed massively over time, has grown with knowledge and influence and has impacted many people's beliefs and lives, which is why it is one of the biggest religions in the world today. Even though they developed and changed so much over time, they still managed to keep their individual culture and traditions
Religious Influences Towards Western Civilization Religions influence is a factor that effects most societies and spreads from all over the world creating civilizations and cultures that are still continuously changing today. Religion is one of the factors that has made a significant impact on the development of western civilization as with every worldly society. An example of this impact is in the result of the Crusades, including the duration, greatly affecting the religious influence on the western world socially, politically, and economically. An example of a western civilization that was greatly impacted was Europe with the spread of Christianity because of the Crusades and what that influence caused.
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. The Islamic
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.
The Islamic Empire altogether added to globalization amid the Islamic Golden Age, when the learning, exchange and economies from numerous beforehand separated districts and civic establishments started incorporating through contacts with Muslim travelers and dealers. Their exchange systems stretched out from the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea in the west to the Indian Ocean and
Christopher columbus is worthy because he made a lasting impact on the world. One reason is he brought back crops and discovered them. Another reason is the population increased. The crops that columbus brought back were Tobacco, Cocoa, Coffee, Bananas, Rice, and Oranges. The way the population increased was he told europe about america.
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.