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History of Islam


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History of Islam

  1. 1. History of Islam By: Carlos Rodriguez
  2. 2. Arabian peninsula map
  3. 3. Founder of the religion(Muhammad) • Muhammad was born into an important family in Mecca around 570. • An angel tell to Muhammad recite Muslims believe that God had spoken to Muhammad through the angel and had made him a prophet, a person who tells of messages from God.
  4. 4. Map of the Spread of Islam • Islam gradually spread through areas the Muslim conquered. At the same time trade helped spread Islam into other areas as well.
  5. 5. Sources of Islamic Beliefs • The central teaching in Qur’an is that there in only one God-Allah-and that Muhammad is his prophet. • Islam teaches that the world had a definite beginning and will end one day.
  6. 6. The 5 pillars of Islam 1. pillars is a statement of faith 2. pillar of Islam is daily prayer 3. pillar is a yearly donation to charity 4. Pillar is fasting going without food and drink 5. Pillar is the hajj a pilgrimage to Mecca
  7. 7. Early Muslim Conquests • Centuries after the early Arab Muslim conquests. • Rules and military leaders in Persian empire spoke Persian, Turkish leaders spoke Turkish.
  8. 8. Mecca and Medina MECCA MEDINA • Slowly, more people began to listen to Muhammad’s ideas . But as Islam began to influence people, the rules of Mecca became more and more worried • Medina means the “Prophet’s city” in Arabic
  9. 9. The Hajj • Is one of the five pillars of Islam • Every year Muslim make a religious journey ,to Mecca Saudi Arabia
  10. 10. Muslim empire • In the mid-1200s Muslim Turkish warriors known as Ottomans began to take land from the Christian Byzantine Empire. As the map shows, they eventually ruled lands from eastern Europe to North Africa and Arabia
  11. 11. Explanation of religious symbol
  12. 12. Trade in the Muslim world •