Human Legacy Course/Muslim Civilization (550 - 1250)

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The Qur’an, Islam’s holy book, states that Muhammad was the last prophet sent by God to humanity. In the centuries after his death, Islam spread across much of the Eastern Hemisphere, becoming one of the world’s major religions. Muslim civilization developed states that touched three continents and produced some of history’s most notable achievements in the arts and sciences.

Islam, one of the world’s major monotheistic faiths, spread to a vast area over a very short time. This week, you will learn how Islam is a belief system that affects every aspect of a devout follower’s life.

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