Islam

Islam and the Muslim Empire

  • 570

    Muhammad Born

    Muhammad Born
    Muhammad is born. Before he is born, he mother sees/hears sign telling her her baby will be important and protected by God.
  • Period: 570 to Dec 31, 1492

    The Muslim Empire

  • Jan 1, 610

    Muhammad Recieves Signs

    Muhammad Recieves Signs
    Muhammad recieves a vision telling him to read. After Muhammad is kicked out of Mecca, Muhammad goes to Medina. When Muhammad arrives at Medina and becomes a hakam between two quarrelling tribes. Muhammad gains followers, the Ummah. The Quraysh puts a ban on Muhammad and the Ummah
  • Mar 13, 624

    Battle of Badr

    Battle of Badr
    The Ummah attacks a Mecca caravan and starts a war. In te Battle of Badr, the Ummah won. In the next battle the Ummah lost.
  • Mar 31, 627

    Battle of the Trench

    Battle of the Trench
    The Ummah wins the Battle of the Trench, and gains a military reputation.
  • Jun 8, 632

    Muhammad's Death

    Muhammad's Death
    Muhammad Dies.
  • Jun 8, 632

    Abu Bakr

    Abu Bakr
    Abu Bakr become Caliph until 634
  • Aug 23, 634

    Umar

    Umar
    Umar becomes Caliph until 644
  • Jan 1, 638

    Jerusalem

    Jerusalem conquered by Umar.
  • Nov 11, 644

    Uthman

    Uthman
    Uthman becomes Caliph until 656 when he is assainated.
  • Jan 1, 656

    Ali

    Ali becomes Caliph for a brief period of time,
  • Jan 1, 661

    Muawiyah

    Muawiyah
    Muawiya becomes Caliph, start of the Umayyad Caliphate.
  • Jan 1, 711

    Spain

    Spain
    The Umayyad Caliphate gains control of Spain
  • Jan 1, 711

    Golden Age

    Golden Age
    Start of the Muslim Golden Age
  • Jan 1, 740

    Abbasid Dynasty

    Abbasid Dynasty
    The Abbasids wipe out the Umayyads (except the Umayyad leader escapes to Spain). The Abbasids move the capitol Baghdad. By the 800s the Abbasid's political power is weakended. And by the 900s, states breal off. The Abbasid Caliphate falls around the 1200s
  • Jan 1, 756

    Cordoba

    Cordoba
    Cordoba founded by Abd alRahman
  • Jan 1, 969

    Fatamid Dysnasty

    Fatamid Dysnasty
    The Fatamid Caliphate is established in Egypt
  • Jan 1, 1172

    Almohad

    Almohad
    Almohads gain control. End of the Muslim Golden Age
  • Dec 27, 1480

    Spanish Inquisition

    Spanish Inquisition
    Spanish Inquisition begins, Muslims kicked out of Spain.