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Which of the following was true of pre-Islamic Arabia?
Jews, Christians, and Zoroastrians lived among the established Arab populations
What initiated the division within Islam between the Sunnis and the Shias?
Disagreement over who should assume leadership in the Islamic world
Which of the following was a result of the cross-regional ties created in the expanding Islamic world?
The exchange of agricultural products and practices from one region to another
The Arab Empire that accompanied the spread of Islam stretched from
Spain to India
Which of the following events marked the beginning of the new Islamic calander?
Muhammad's emigration to Yathrib/Medina
Which of the following contributed to the mass conversion of people living in the Middle East to Islam by the eighth century?
Conversion to Islam offered many financial and social benefits
Which of the following is an example of a role assumed by the ulama?
Which of the following was an Arab innovation?
Islam had roots in which set of religious or philosophical traditions?
Judaism, Christianity, and Zoroastrianism
Which of the following aspects of Arab tribal life was reinforced in the Quran?
In contrast to the spread of Buddhism and Christianity, the early spread of Islam
Gave rise to a large empire
Which of the following religious traditions blended elements of Hinduism and Islam?
In comparison to Byzantium, Latin Christendom before 100 C.E. was a(n)
Which of the following was a long-term impact of the Crusades in Europe?
Spain, Sicily, and the Baltic region permanently joined the world of Western Christendom
Disagreement over which of the following contributed to the split between the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church?
Veneration of icons
Which of the following describes the situation in Western Europe after the collapse of the Roman Empire in 476?
Long-distance trade was limited to Italy
During the period from 1000 to 1300, the rulers in which region held the least power?
Which of the following contributed to the decline of Christianity in Asia and Africa by 1500?
The spread of Islamic civilization
Which of the following describes Christian communities in the Middle East and North Africa from 650 to 1300?
Shrinking communities of second-class subjects
What event in the thirteenth century influenced the Egyptian state's change in attitude toward its Christian subjects from tolerance to persecution?
Which of the following brought the Byzantine Empire to an end?
The capture of Constantinople by the Ottoman Empire
In the centuries between 500 and 1000, Europe's center of gravity shifted away from the Mediterranean toward the
North and west
In Western Europe from 1000 to 1300, power was divided among
Kings, nobles, and church leaders
In which civilization was the rationalism and secularism of Greek thought used to explain religious doctrines?
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