1) the period roughly 1000 to 1500 ce saw the spread of islam as a lasting religious, cultural, and political force in world history conforming to the guidelines above write a minimum 500-word essay addressing and discussing the following questions: where specifically did islam spread and how was it introduced to these new regions. While the presence of islam in west africa dates back to eighth century, the spread of the faith in regions that are now the modern states of senegal, gambia, guinea, burkina faso, niger, mali and nigeria, was in actuality, a gradual and complex process. Spread of islam in west africa islam reached the savannah region in the 8th century ce, the date the written history of west africa begins the muslim-arab historians began to write about west africa in the early 8th century. Second islam spread so widely and quickly for the following reasons: islam is a true and logic god religion it is the religion and mission of all god prophets to humanity since adam, through. Islam is not, as some imagine in the west, a religion of the sword nor did it spread primarily by means of war it was only within arabia, where a crude form of idolatry was rampant, that islam was propagated by warring against those tribes which did not accept the message of god--whereas christians and jews were not forced to convert.
Background islam is the world's second largest religion, founded by it's prophet muhammad in the 7th century ad muhammad lived, preached and fought his wars just outside of the mediterranean region, in the hejaz area of modern saudi arabia. The spread of hinduism in southeast asia and the pacific hinduism and buddhism exerted an enormous influence on the civilizations of southeast asia and contributed greatly to the development of a written tradition in that area. How did the message of islam help islam spread it made lower class non-muslims want to convert to islam in hope for a better life, such as equality, one of the many messages islam gives how did the splendors of baghdad help the message of islam spread.
Muhammad spread islam by making the transition from the pre-islamic religion to islam easy he did this by making very few changes to it the idols were removed and people now had to submit to him, but nearly all of the other practices remained the same. The rapidity of the spread of islam, noticeably through extensive provinces which had been long christian, is a crucial fact of history the sublime rhetoric of the quran, that inimitable symphony, the very sounds of which move men to tears and ecstasy. The spread of islam origins of islam why was the arabian peninsula both a likely and unlikely place to start a religion complete the following analogy. The spread of islam from mecca and the arabian peninsula to the rest of the middle east and other parts of the world such as europe and southeast asia was phenomenal it was rapid and effective note that this religion is the second largest and the fastest-growing major religion in the world.
In the following centuries, islam also spread into anatolia and the balkans to the north, and sub-saharan africa to the south the muslim community comprises about 1 billion followers on all five continents, and islam is the fastest-growing religion in the world. 8how did islam mainly spread throughout the region by imperial command through military strength via trade because of religious decree 9which of the following had the most impact on the drawing of modern borders in southwest asia. The origins of islam islam was a religion founded in the 7th century ad by muhammad, an arabian merchant from the city of meccain the centuries leading up to the birth of muhammad, christianity had become the dominant faith of the mediterranean and it's message was quickly spreading to other regions of the world via the major trade routes of the era. Beginning around 640, islam spread into the northern part of the continent, bringing with it the unifying forces of religious practices and law, the shari'a as islam spread, many african rulers converted to the new religion, and centralized states. Derived from both judaism and christianity, islam was a religion that claimed prophets from both religions (adam, noah, abraham, moses, & jesus), and saw itself as sharing the same god with these two religions, with muhammad being the last prophet.
The beliefs and practices of islam gave it strong appeal to cultures outside of arabia muhammad's acceptance of other religious revelations helped to spread islamic beliefs among both christian and judaic semitic peoples. Did islam spread by force while some claim that islam's huge population in india is a result of violence and forced conversion, the evidence does not back up this idea at all although muslim leaders replaced hindu kings in most areas, society was left as is. Place of origin islam question: place of origin islam - where did it begin answer: historically, islam began in arabia in the middle east now known as saudi arabia, this is where the prophet muhammad was born, raised, lived, and died. In which john green teaches you the history of islam, including the revelation of the qu'ran to muhammad, the five pillars of islam, how the islamic empire got its start, the rightly guided. The basic beliefs of islam are called the five pillars of islam first, there is the shahada, which requires believers to recognize allah as the supreme deity believers must also make five daily prayers to mecca.
The arabs spread islam throughout the middle east, north africa, and iberia in an amazingly short period of time the conquests were carried out by the sword they began in the harsh deserts of arabia and spread as far west as spain and portugal and east into centrl asia and the southwest pacific. Clearly, the patron of the ottoman empire (ottoman is a latin corruption of osmanli, the turkish name for their empire) placed great emphasis on islam as a pillar of his state all subsequent sultans of the ottoman empire were coronated with osman's sword by a religious scholar. How islam spread into sub-saharan region of west africa, and the great civilizations it established there, taking its inhabitants out of paganism to the worship of one god part 1: islam reaches west africa, and a history of the islamic empire of ghana.
Name spread of islam gathering the facts unit 4 world history 24 a 1 turn to pages 44—45 in the atlas read the introduction and the history question. The spread of islam is not a new phenomenon ever since muhammad's troops fanned out from mecca in the 7th century, islam has been spreading globally but islam's spread in western democracies is a recent trend and one that is accelerating. This helped spread islam because it made trading easier, and people also exchange ideas when they trade despite this, during the abbasid caliphate the muslim empire split into different minor caliphates that still had the same currency, religion, language, and similar cultures.