Out of Mecca, East to India, West across North Africa, and on into Spain.
Growth:Military Conquest- took about 100 years to expand most of their empire.(Jihad)- they were great fighters and if they died in battle, they believed they would go directly to Heaven.
They treated conquered people fairly.
Battle of Tours:
- In Southern France
- The French Christians, under Charles Martel, defeated the Muslims and stopped their advance into Europe.