Discusses the role of women in early Islamic periods.
Islam in the Middle Ages
Reveals the shared sacred history of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity, discusses the spread of Islam in the Middle Ages, and explores how the shifting political currents of the time fed into the religion's spread and influence.
History of Islam
Examines the history of Islam, discussing the religion's origins, major divisions, sacred texts, beliefs, traditions, and spread throughout the Western world.
Text and accompanying photographs provide an overview of Islam chronicling the religion's impact historically and in the modern world and discussing its origins, basic beliefs, structure, places of worship, and rites of passage.
The Islamic World
Islamic religious beliefs, definitions of unfamiliar terms used in the articles, sidebars that focus on people, places, and traditions, and cross references to related entries.
Poitiers AD 732
Battle of Poitiers in AD 732: under the leadership of Charles Martel, who defeated a large Islamic army near Tours, France.
Babylonian Life and History
by E. A. Wallis Budge; Magnus Widell (Introduction by)
Life in Babylon before and after the code.
King Hammurabi of Babylon
Presents an historical account of the famous Babylonian lawgiver, King Hammurabi, who ruled between 1792 and 1750 B.C. through ancient documents and writings and examines his administration, legal code, and conquests.
biography of Muhammad
by John Man
Biography of Saladin before and after the Second Crusade.