Muslim Empire

Out of Mecca, East to India, West across North Africa and on into Spain.

Battle of tours: It took place in Southern France. led his army and stopped the Muslim from advancing in to Europe. If this battle did not happen we would all be Muslim today.

Growth of Islam: Military conquest- took 100 years to expand most of the empire. the Muslims were good fighters, becuase they believed if the died in battle they would go directly to heaven.(Jihad). The also treated conquered people with repsect and fairly.

Muslim Contributions:

-math          -astronomy          -medicine          -Islamic laws

-architecture          -banking

The Muslim Empire became the most influential on European cultures because they were great traders, the crusaders and the nearest to Europe.

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