Important Facts On The Muslim Empire
The Muslim empire spread by going out of Mecca East to India west across North Africa and on into Spain. They had strong military conquest that took about 100 years to expand most of their empire. They were great fighters, if they died in battle they believed they would go direct into heaven this was called Jihad- Holy War The battle of the tours 732 A.D. it was in southern France. It was between the french Christians under Charles Martel, he defeated the Muslims and stopped there advance into Europe.
The Muslim Golden Age was from 700-900 A.D. (A time of great learning and cultural diffusion.They have many contributions to our society like mathematics, Astronomy, Medicine, Banking and Architechture.