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    Greek knowledge known today would not have existed. These two empires brought back into popularity much of Greek culture and philosophy. There are many similarities that should be compared between the Byzantine Empire and the Islamic Caliphates. The Islamic Caliphates adopted an administrative structure based on Byzantine models. Caliphs of the Abbasid dynasty in Baghdad were absolute monarchs. They assumed new names when they started ruling and claimed divine support for their authority. The decline

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    The History Of ISIS

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    violence as possible (cite). They wanted to reestablish the Caliphate that early Islamic countries had, which is basically an Islamic state that has a Sunni government (cite). It is led by one ruler called a Caliph who has all power and all authority (cite). ISIS wants to reestablish the Caliphate because Muhammad was the first caliph, the first political and religious leader of Islam. ISIS has claimed to have already established a caliphate in both Iraq and Syria but both the governments still stand

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    However, in 800 A.D, it was a celebrated metropolis of education, which attracted scholars, scientists and artists from all around the Muslim world. Much of the modern world’s scientific and philosophical knowledge has its roots in the Abbasid caliphate, and Baghdad its capital. Bayt al-Hikma, or the House of Wisdom was founded by Caliph Harun al-Rashid, and formally established by his son al-Mamun during the early middle ages of Europe. Bayt al-Hikma was a distinguished institution where a remarkable

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    another then the future of Islam could have been destroyed, with no one to lead the Islamic community when they were undeveloped. The diversion of the Muslim community in to two groups was not down to the caliphates but down to the Muslims. They had the wrong idea. Shi’a opposed the caliphate system in favouring Ali. The Qurra never accepted Mu’awiya so Qurra formed a group called the Shi’a. All four caliphs were related to Muhammad in some way.

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    writers. His Letter to the Secretaries is a classic example, having been quoted and preserved by Ibn Khaldun, an Islamic scholar and political thinker. Al-Hamid Letter to the Secretaries was written during the Umayyad Caliphate (in the form of an epistle of course). The Umayyad caliphate was the first true Islamic empire; its border stretching from Spain to the borders of modern day India. The period from 661 A.D. to 750 A.D. saw marked by territorial expansion and by the bureaucratic problems that

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    much as they can to lead the people in the way the prophet taught and gave people rights to live, worship and pray freely even of they were not Muslims. The main problem that was occurring after the prophets death was that each group wanted the caliphate and Abu Bakr who was a very humble and respected man did not want to lead and preferred if the people chose Umar b. Khattab or Abu Ubaida. Abu Bakr was one of the first people to embrace Islam and in the article “Leadership succession in early Islam”

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    during the time of second caliph, Caliph Umar al-Khattab(13-23 AH/ 634-644CE) through his commander, Amru b al-As (18-21AH/ 639-642 CE). He was sent to Egypt in order to expand the political hegemony as well as to find new resources for Islamic caliphate. As prescribed by John Fage (1978): “Islam, a civilization as well as a religion, was the first major external influence upon the course of African history. Within about four centuries of the Arab conquest of North Africa that began with the invasion

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    Triano Vallejo - Madinat al-Zahra’, capital y sede del Califato omeya andalusí. (The splendour of the Cordovan Omeyas - the Muslim civilisation of Western Europe) (2001) [6] Reinhart P Dozey – (History of the Muslims in Spain Vol III, The Caliphate) (Madrid: 1984) [7] http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/197605/the.city.of.al-zahra.htm [8] Manuel Perez – The Cordovan Omeya Dynasty (1993) [9] http://www.idir.net/~suede/architecture.html [10] http://www.interamericaninstitute.org/work_in_progress

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    The History Of Islam

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    Islam is the prevailing religion in Egypt with around 80 million Muslims, including 94.7% of the populace, starting 2010. Practically the whole of Egypt's Muslims are Sunnis. Islam has been perceived as the state religion since 1980. Preceding Napoleon's intrusion in 1798, just about the greater part of Egypt's instructive, lawful, open wellbeing, and social welfare issues were in the hands of religious functionaries. Stool tenet strengthened people in general and political parts of the ulama (religious

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    When it comes to the modern relationship that Islam shares with both Christianity and Judaism, it is not difficult to recognize mutual hostility. Islamic extremism has been gradually dominating the Western perception of Muslims—in the midst of this, the World Trade Center attacks could only exacerbate the situation. On that account, it was no surprise when these hostile attitudes were unmistakably revealed during the “Cordoba House” mosque controversy at which point in 2010, it was proposed that

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