Comunicación y Gerencia. Chapter 6: The First Global Civilization: The Rise and Spread of Islam. Click to add Text. The Arabian World in the 7 th Century. Most of the area is covered by desert Bedouin culture had developed throughout Arabia A form of nomadic life Nomadic Pastoralism
Chapter 6: The First Global Civilization: The Rise and Spread of Islam
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The new faith that Muhammad was preaching threatened to supplant the gods of the Ka’ba
Moreover, members of his own clan plotted to murder him
Muhammad had developed a reputation for being a skillful and fair negotiator, which could help him as he seeks refuge…
Muhammad is invited to Medina , which was almost in a state of civil war.
In 622, Muhammad and his small band of followers successfully flee to Medina
This becomes known as the HIJRA, or flight to Medina. This represents year ONE on the Muslim Calendar.
Supporters of Ali
The Most Fundamental Muslims in the world
Recognize NONE of the Early Caliphs, except Ali.
Splinter sects make it even more confusing…from when Ali agreed to mediation at Siffin