Islam: The Most Important Cause Of The Quick Spread Of Islam

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The most important cause of the quick spread of Islam is weak opponents. When the islams went out to raid neighboring countries, they found out that the Persians and Byzantiums were weak from war. They were quick to strike and conquer. According to Karen Armstrong and her book Islam: A Short History, “Persia and Byzantuim had both been engaged for decades in a long… series of wars with one another. Both were exhausted.” This shows that because of the long wars both countries had, neither were strong enough to defeat the Islams. With weak army’s, the islams could quickly attack and defeat without any struggle or great losses. This caused Islam to spread quickly because when the islam’s attacked weak countries with their strong armies, they
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