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spread of Islam through North to West Africa, 7th to 19th centuries

Joseph Kenny

spread of Islam through North to West Africa, 7th to 19th centuries

a historical survey with relevant Arab documents

by Joseph Kenny

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Published by Dominican Publications in Lagos .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West,
  • Africa, North
    • Subjects:
    • Islam -- Africa, West -- History.,
    • Islam -- Africa, North -- History.,
    • Africa, West -- History -- To 1884.,
    • Africa, West -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Other titlesSpread of Islam, Intishār al-Islām ilá al-Ifrīqīyah al-gharbīyah, Intishār al-Islām ʻabra Miṣr wa-al-Maghrib ilá al-Ifrīqīyah al-Gharbīyah
      Statementby Joseph Kenny.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT476 .K46 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination226 p.
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6877168M
      LC Control Number00420449

        According to the Qur'an, free men could not be enslaved, and those faithful to foreign religions could live as protected persons, dhimmis, under Muslim rule (as long as they maintained payment of taxes called Kharaj and Jizya).However, the spread of the Islamic Empire resulted in a much harsher interpretation of the law. For example, if a dhimmi was unable to pay the taxes they could be. The Arabs reached the Maghreb in early Umayyad times. Departing from Damascus, Arab forces marched into North Africa, and in the city of Kairouan (south of modern Tunis) was established as a refuge and base for further operations. By , the Arabs had taken most of North Africa .

      The history of Islam concerns the political, social, economic and cultural developments of Islamic historians accept that Islam originated in Mecca and Medina at the start of the 7th century CE, approximately years after the founding of Christianity, with the revelations received by the prophet Muhammad. Muslims regard Islam as a return to the original faith of the. - Islam was born in East Africa and was brought to the north of West Africa through Asian Russian colonization. In the SouthWest, Islam spread not colonially, but indigenously, through travel with the NorthWest from the 7thth centuries. Some fundamental features of traditional Bantu culture, such as the ritual immolation of animals, circumcision, polygamy, communal prayers pins.

      Southern Africa - Southern Africa - European and African interaction from the 15th through the 18th century: The first Europeans to enter Southern Africa were the Portuguese, who from the 15th century edged their way around the African coast in the hope of outflanking Islam, finding a sea route to the riches of India, and discovering additional sources of food. The Spread of Islam From the oasis cities of Makkah and Madinah in the Arabian desert, the message of Islam went forth with electrifying speed. Within half a century of the Prophet's death, Islam had spread to three continents. Islam is not, as some imagine in the West, a religion of the sword nor did it spread primarily by means of war.


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Spread of Islam through North to West Africa, 7th to 19th centuries by Joseph Kenny Download PDF EPUB FB2

The blending of Islam. Africa was the first continent, outside of Arabia that Islam spread to in the early 7th century. when Muhammad advised a number of his early disciples, who were facing persecution by the pre-Islamic inhabitants of the Mecca, to seek refuge across the Red Sea in : Nitocris.

The spread of Islam in Africa began in the 7th to 9th century, brought to North Africa initially under the Umayyad Dynasty.

Extensive trade networks throughout North and West Africa created a medium through which Islam spread peacefully, initially through the merchant class. Africa was the first continent into which Islam spread from Southwest Asia, during the early 7th century one-third of the world's Muslim population resides in the continent.

Muslims crossed current Djibouti and Somalia to seek refuge in present-day Eritrea and Ethiopia during the Hijrah (Arabic: هِـجْـرَة ‎, 'Migration') to the Christian Kingdom of Aksum. Essay. Multiple Trajectories of Islam in Africa Islam had already spread into northern Africa by the mid-seventh century A.D., only a few decades after the prophet Muhammad moved with his followers from Mecca to Spread of Islam through North to West Africa on the neighboring Arabian Peninsula ( A.D./1 A.H.).

The Arab conquest of Spain and the push of Arab armies as far as the Indus River culminated in an empire that stretched. Margari Hill, Stanford University January available in PDF format ( MB). While the presence of Islam in West Africa dates back to eighth century, the spread of the faith in regions that are now the modern states of Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali and Nigeria, was in actuality, a gradual and complex process.

He also discusses the influence of Islam in Mali in the 13th century and describes the rule of Mansa Musa, whose fame spread to Sudan, North Africa and up to Europe. Spread of Islam in West Africa Islam reached the Savannah region in the 8th Century C.E., the date the written history of West Africa begins The Muslim-Arab historians began to.

The Umayyad Dynasty lasted from until and oversaw several civil wars as well as further expansion of Muslim territory. The Umayyads expanded the empire west across northern Africa all the way to the Atlantic Ocean, north into Spain and east as far as modern-day Afghanistan.

The Umayyads also expanded further north into Byzantine territory. The history of Islam is well documented, especially the growth of the religion starting in Medina in Over the years, Islam has grown, first to Mecca and.

Islam has a large presence in North Africa, West Africa, the horn of Africa, the Southeast and among the minority but significant immigrant population in South Africa. The first West Africans to be converted were the inhabitants of the Sahara, the Berbers, and it is generally agreed that by the second half of the tenth century, the Sahara had.

Christianity in Africa arrived in Egypt in the middle of the 1st century. By the end of the 2nd century it had reached the region around ant Africans who influenced the early development of Christianity include Tertullian, Perpetua, Felicity, Clement of Alexandria, Origen of Alexandria, Cyprian, Athanasius and Augustine of the 4th century the Aksumite empire was.

During the 7th century, the religion of Islam spread quickly through the Middle East and North Africa. In the 8th century, trans-Saharan trade brought Muslim merchants and traders to West Africa.

Over the next few hundred years, Islam spread among West Africans. The new faith left a lasting mark on the culture of the region.

The Arab slave trade is the intersection of slavery and trade surrounding the Arab world and the Indian Ocean, mainly in Western and Central Asia, Northern and Eastern Africa, India, and Europe. This trade chiefly occurred between the medieval era and the early 20th century, through slave markets in these areas, with the slaves captured mostly from Africa's interior, Southern and Eastern.

From the 16th to the 19th century, much of the Maghreb was under Ottoman rule. By the 's, Islam had taken root in one third of the continent. All dates are given according to the western. The Spread of Islam, From its beginning to the 14th Century Sh.

Mansour Leghaei ******** The present text presents in a short and succinct manner the historical and geographical spread of the religion of Islam. ********* Dimensions of the Resources 1. Books on the biography of the Prophet of Islam: such as سیرة ابن هشام المتوفی which is the revised version of the Seerah.

that Islam entered into North Africa and firstly accepted by the then powerful traditional rulers from an Islamic militant Secondly, the Arab writers also posited that the religion of Islam entered and spread into Africa through its northern part, by the support of travelers, traders and crusaders.

The Between West Africa And South Africa Words | 6 Pages. While the nearness of Islam in West Africa goes back to eighth century, the spread of the confidence in locales that are presently the cutting edge conditions of Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali and Nigeria, was in reality, a progressive and complex procedure.

By the 19th century, the Arab slave trade in Africa was firmly established politically, socially and culturally, and an important part of the economy for much of West Africa to the Indian Ocean. Islamic world - Islamic world - Islamic history from to the present: reform, dependency, and recovery: The history of modern Islam has often been explained in terms of the impact of “the West.” From this perspective the 18th century was a period of degeneration and a prelude to European domination, symbolized by Napoleon I’s conquest of Egypt in The Islamization of the Sudan region encompasses a prolonged period of religious conversion, through military conquest and trade relations, spanning the 8th to 16th centuries.

The aftermath of religious incursion and sectarian conflict remains a source of ongoing tension throughout the Sahel states.

[citation needed]Following the 7th century Muslim conquest of Egypt and the 8th-century Muslim. Many wealthy empires grew around coastal areas or large rivers that served as part of important trade routes.

The kingdoms of Mali and Songhai Empire grew along the Niger River between and Berber traders from the Sahel—a region south of the Sahara Desert—traded dates, copper, horses, weapons and cloth that they brought from north Africa in Camel trains.

The early Muslim conquests (Arabic: الفتوحات الإسلامية ‎, al-Futūḥāt al-Islāmiyya), also referred to as the Arab conquests and the early Islamic conquests began with the Islamic prophet Muhammad in the 7th century. He established a new unified polity in the Arabian Peninsula which under the subsequent Rashidun and Umayyad Caliphates saw a century of rapid expansion.The Niger River: Ecosystems & Trade Routes in Africa (12thth Centuries) The Ghana Empire in Africa ( CE) The Mali Empire in Africa (13thth Centuries) The spread of Islam in West Africa was through Islamic traders and sailors.

Islam is the dominant religion in North Africa and the Horn of Africa. It has also become the predominant religion on the Swahili Coast as well as the West African seaboard and parts of the interior.

There have been several Muslim empires in Western Africa which exerted.