The Story of Islam, Muslims, and the Caliphate: History of Faith, Conquests, and Conflicts - First 100 Years (Paperback)

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The Story of Islam, Muslims, and the Caliphate: History of Faith, Conquests, and Conflicts - First 100 Years By Iqrasense Cover Image


If you ever wanted to know the background and religious history of the conflict that has people in Syria and Iraq (along with Saudi-Arabia and Iran acting as proxies) embroiled in a never ending conflict, then this book provides those answers and a coverage of the sensational events from the first 100 years of Islamic history.

This unique book provides a unique view of Islamic history starting from the time when Makkah did not exist as a city and takes the reader through the next 100 years to a time when the Muslim territories included areas in present-day Saudi-Arabia, Jordan, Syria, Iraq, Israel, Palestine, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Tunisia, Turkey, and Morocco. You will learn about the Islamic caliphate, Shiite Sunni Split, battles in Iraq and Syria, and more.

In this publication, you will learn the following:

  • Pre-Islam Arabia and the beginnings of Makkah as a city

  • The Message of Islam revealed on the Prophet

  • History of the early years of the Muslim Caliphate

  • Lives of the Rashidun Caliphs (Abu Bakr, Umar Ibn Khattab, Uthman Ibn Affan, Ali Ibn Abu-Talib, Hassan Ibn Ali)

  • The early Muslim Caliphs

  • How one person started the fitna / instigation that later resulted in the Shiite (Shia) split from the people of Sunnah (Sunnis)

  • Differences between the Shia and Sunni

  • The Battle between Caliph Ali and Ayesha

  • The Battle between Caliph Ali and Muawiyah (Governor of Syria)

  • Story of times when multiple Muslim caliphs ruled the Muslim lands

  • The story of the Khawarij (Extremist dissenters)

  • Banu Umayyah Caliphate

  • Caliphate capitals (Madinah, Kufah, Damascus)

  • Stories of conflict that brewed between Madinah, Kufah, Basrah, and Syria

  • Hajjaj Ibn Yousuf's Tough Governance over the people of Iraq

  • and more

Product Details
ISBN: 9781522741435
ISBN-10: 1522741437
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: December 24th, 2015
Pages: 202
Language: English