A History of Muslim Civilization: From late antiquity to the fall of the Umayyads

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IQRA International Educational Foun, Jan 1, 2003 - Civilization, Islamic
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Contents

Defining Civilization
9
Ancient Civilization
15
The Ways of the Old Gods
25
Judaism in the Roman World
31
The Beginnings of Christianity
37
Becoming a World Faith
43
Chapter 3
49
Chapter 1
53
The Task at Hand
171
Into Iraq
177
The clash with Byzantium
183
Chapter 2
191
Jerusalem and Egypt
203
Chapter 3
211
Preserving the Word of God
217
Chapter 4
225

Alternatives of Faith
57
The Byzantine Empire
63
The Clash of Giants
69
Egypt and Ethiopia
75
The Arab Heartland
85
The Early years
98
Chapter 2
107
Boycotts and Persecution
113
The Full Moon Rose Upon Us
119
Battles and Treaties
129
The Confederates and Conspiracies
135
Chapter 4
143
Unifying Arabia
149
The Message of Islam
157
Succession
162
The Fitnah
231
The Struggle for Power
242
Challengers Arise
249
Tightening the Grip
255
Chapter 2
262
Behind you the Sea
269
Taking Islam to the Indus
277
The End of a Dynasty
283
Chapters
292
Calling to the World
301
Building a Society
309
Glossary
319
Index
364
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