Islamic Civilization,
(600 C.E. to 1450 C.E.
)

When the Prophet Muhammad received his first revelation from the Angel Gabriel, a series of events quickly sprung into motion that formed the second largest religion in the world and the first global civilization spanning three continents.  In this unit we will examine the rise of Islam and its rapid spread into the Middle East, Central Asia,Southeast Asia, and Africa.


Documents
Study Guide-Islamic Civilization
This is the study guide for chapters 6 -8.


Lectures
 
 
 
 
 
Important Links

Music
This is a recording of an "Adhann" or Call to Prayer for Muslims.  It is carried out five times daily form a mosque in order to call Muslims for their prayers.  This specific sample was recorded from the Al Aqsa Mosque in Al Quds (Jerusalem), which is Islams third holiest site.
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