The Golden Age of Islam

Jihad don’t stop
Arabs pioneered the African slave trade centuries before Europeans. In spite of European imperialists’ best efforts, in countries like Mauritania they never stopped. In Libya, people smugglers are reviving it.
A chart roughly tracking the conversion of Persians to Islam. As with so many other popular trends, it started slowly, then took off, in this case during the 9th Century, two hundred years after Islamic conquest. I personally find the derivative of this curve more immediately demonstrative, but still appreciate Columbia professor Richard Bulliet for making this one.
The final triumph of Islam over Greco-Roman civilisation kindled the resurgence of the West.
The former passage is sahih hadith and thus integral Islamic scripture. The latter is straight out of the Quran. Apparently this is the sort of thing God enshrines in His eternal message to mankind.
Thankfully, Islamic norms prevent these depraved sinners from tempting men to sin. Alhamdullilah.

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Sam Quillen

Sam Quillen

Former linguistics student; current investment bank analyst who sometimes thinks about something other than spreadsheets