world had emerged by the end of the 10th century. A b. Islam From The Beginning To 1300. By the 10th century, the Kilwa Sultanate was founded by Ali ibn al-Hassan Shirazi (was one of seven sons of a ruler of Shiraz, Persia, his mother an Abyssinian slave girl. Date: 2002, the Spread Of Islam, the Islamic state expanded very rapidly after the death of Muhammad through remarkable successes both at converting unbelievers to Islam and by military conquests of the Islamic community's opponents.
These clans came to serve as catalysts, forwarding the faith to large parts of the Horn region. The number of Muslims in Africa grew from.5 million in 1900 to 315 million in 2000, going from roughly 20 to 40 of the total population of Africa. Immediately after the Prophet's death in 632, Abu. It is no surprise that the Roman Catholic areas of Bosnia, Kosovo and northern Albania, ended up with more substantial conversions to Islam. Expansion Under The First Four Caliphs. 3 While there were cases such as the Sassanid army division at Hamra, that converted en masse before pivotal battles such as the Battle of al-Qdisiyyah, conversion was fastest in the urban areas where Arab forces were garrisoned slowly leading to Zoroastrianism becoming associated with. Conversion to Islam also came about as a result of the breakdown of historically religiously organized societies: with the weakening of many churches, for example, and the favoring of Islam and the migration of substantial Muslim Turkish populations into the areas of Anatolia and the. From the 9th century onwards, the Turks (at least individually, if not yet through adoption by their states) began to convert to Islam. 53 By the time the colonial powers and their missionaries arrived in the 17th century the region up to New Guinea was overwhelmingly Muslim with animist minorities. 33 The Arab merchants and traders became the carriers of the new religion and they propagated it wherever they went.