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Page 1 - ... marked effects not only upon the Romans and the Greeks, but upon the Jewish colonists who had settled in Alexandria. Meanwhile the peculiarly mystical turn of the Egyptian mind had affected both philosophy and religion, and to this day it affects the philosophy and religion of all Christian countries. The Hegira, or flight of Mahomet from Mecca to Medina, took place in the year 622, and he died in 632, ten years later. The first Caliphs, the successors, of Mahomet, were his father-in-law, Abu...