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The imperialist Arabs sacked St Peters and the Vatican in 846CE! Our Historian in-chief needs a tutorial in history of the medieval period

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Feb 8, 2015 at 12:45

Rd. Pipes

Our historian/theologian in-chief aka Mr Obama badly needs a tutorial in history of the late antique period as well as the early medieval period.

In regard to the Byzantine empire: Here is a very brief summary of the jihad (and jihad only means holy war!) against the Byzantine empire from 634CE (two years after the death of the so called prophet of Islam) until 1453CE when the barbarian Turks captured Constantinople

http://www.rap-con.com/forum/history-of-jihad-against-byzantine-christians-634-to-1453

The crusades were an expected response to the atrocities committed by the Arabs against southern Europe as well as Spain starting in the late 7th century

I suspect very few readers are aware that Italy was the subject of a continuous state of war with the Arabs between 812CE and 1571CE with looting and enslavement of those captured by the Arabs and I also add that most readers would be surprised to know that the Arabs that occupied the island of Sicily were able to reach Rome via sailing along the Tiber river. The Arabs were not able to capture Rome but they ended by looting St. Peter's cathedral and the Vatican and that took place in 846CE

Very hard to believe

http://diavolineri.net/jihad-2/jihad-against-the-italians-in-rome-and-sicily-812-1571/

This is very hard to believe but it happened. Can you imagine Obama's response if Christians were the ones who captured Mecca annd looted al-Kabba?

The invading Arabs captured the birth place of Christianity and that is the Middle East and Arabized it and Islamized it and Obama is silent and I wonder why

Can you imagine if Christians from let us say Europe invaded al-Hijaz and forced the Arabs to become Christians and speak any of the European languages instead of Arabic?

But again Obama is supposed to be a university professor and he is expected to do his home work before uttering his nonsense

Oh next? It will be Islam and slavery and the inquisition

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