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    the second half of the eighth century, considerably more of ancient science and mathematics would have been lost” (Boyer 227). Islamic scholars did more than just preserve mathematical history. Persian mathematicians, Abu Ja’far Muhammad ibn Musa Al-Khwarizmi, Abu Bakr al-Karaji, and Omar Khayyam, attached rules and provided logical proofs to Grecian geometry thus creating a new field of mathematics called algeb... ... middle of paper ... ...h is done today. In fact, he is most known as a poet

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    things were being done, and becomes a precedent to carry out standards which become a part of their antiquity. The Middle East has grown to be one of the most globalized nations based its people, culture and its religion of Islam. The induction of Muhammad and his teachings originated reason and alertness for major changes that would make the Middle East what it is today. The advent and the spread of Islam were the leading cause for key changes such as, the emphasis of religion, the importance of

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    Every day we are bombarded with images of demolition and terrorism carried out in the name of religion. Who is to blame? Ask the media, they will point only to Muslims, for example, ‘The Sun’ headline states ‘Woolwich terror suspect revealed as Muslim convert known to MI5’. Not anymore! We have to stop this injustice and inhumane ways right now! We are annoyed by the media giving misleading news, for example, the 7/7 London bombings, the blame were ultimately put on Muslims; they shouldn’t have directly

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    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 assemblage of scholars undertook the task of translating all of the scientific and philosophical classical age

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    This similarity could be due to necessity. Large societies usually have some form of an absolute monarch. These monarchs can be seen in Justinian I of the Byzantine Empire and Harun-al Rashid of the Abbasid Caliphate. Under both of these rulers, their respective empires began to decline. Because of the rule of Harun-al Rashid, major uprisings began due to his attempts at controlling the local rulers, and civil war broke out. This divided and weakened the Abbasid caliphate. The decisions that led to

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