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Mahmoud, people misinterpret the texts,but what about history? ISLAM looking to spread the love...

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Submitted by Barbara (United States), Mar 1, 2006 at 19:22

This is a powerful list, saw it on another post.It opens your eyes.

Is Islam a religion of peace?

* 570 - Birth of Muhammad in Mecca into the tribe of Quraish.
* 577 - Muhammad's mother dies
* 580 - Death of Abdul Muttalib, Muhammad's grandfather.
* 583 - First journey to Syria with a trading Caravan
* 595 - Muhammad marries Khadijah a rich widow several years older than him.
* 595 - Second journey to Syra
* 598 - His son, Qasim, is born
* 600 - His daughter, Zainab, is born
* 603 - His daughter, Um-e-Kalthum, is born
* 604 - His daughter, Ruqayya, is born
* 605 - Placement of Black Stone in Ka'aba.
* 605 - His daughter, Fatima, is born
* 610 - Mohammed, in a cave on Mt. Hira, hears the angel Gabriel tell him that
Allah is the only true God.
* 613 - Muhammad's first public preaching of Islam at Mt. Hira. Gets few converts.
* 615 - Muslims persecuted by the Quraish.
* 619 - Marries Sau'da and Aisha
* 620 - Institution of five daily prayers
* 622 - Muhammad immigrates from Mecca to Medina, which was then called Yathrib, gets
more converts.
* 623 - Battle of Waddan
* 623 - Battle of Safwan
* 623 - Battle of Dul-'Ashir
* 624 - Muhammad and converts begin raids on caravans to fund the movement.
* 624 - Zakat becomes mandatory
* 624 - Battle of Badr
* 624 - Battle of Bani Salim
* 624 - Battle of Eid-ul-Fitr and Zakat-ul-Fitr
* 624 - Battle of Bani Qainuqa'
* 624 - Battle of Sawiq
* 624 - Battle of Ghatfan
* 624 - Battle of Bahran
* 625 - Battle of Uhud. 70 Muslims are killed.
* 625 - Battle of Humra-ul-Asad
* 625 - Battle of Banu Nudair
* 625 - Battle of Dhatur-Riqa
* 626 - Battle of Badru-Ukhra
* 626 - Battle of Dumatul-Jandal
* 626 - Battle of Banu Mustalaq Nikah
* 627 - Battle of the Trench
* 627 - Battle of Ahzab
* 627 - Battle of Bani Quraiza
* 627 - Battle of Bani Lahyan
* 627 - Battle of Ghaiba
* 627 - Battle of Khaibar
* 628 - Muhammad signs treaty with Quraish.
* 630 - Muhammad conquers Mecca.
* 630 - Battle of Hunsin.
* 630 - Battle of Tabuk
* 632 - Muhammad dies.
* 632 - Abu-Bakr, Muhammad's father-in-law, along with Umar, begin a military move to
enforce Islam in Arabia.
* 633 - Battle at Oman
* 633 - Battle at Hadramaut.
* 633 - Battle of Kazima
* 633 - Battle of Walaja
* 633 - Battle of Ulleis
* 633 - Battle of Anbar
* 634 - Battle of Basra,
* 634 - Battle of Damascus
* 634 - Battle of Ajnadin.
* 634 - Death of Hadrat Abu Bakr. Hadrat Umar Farooq becomes the Caliph.
* 634 - Battle of Namaraq
* 634 - Battle of Saqatia.
* 635 - Battle of Bridge.
* 635 - Battle of Buwaib.
* 635 - Conquest of Damascus.
* 635 - Battle of Fahl.
* 636 - Battle of Yermuk.
* 636 - Battle of Qadsiyia.
* 636 - Conquest of Madain.
* 637 - Battle of Jalula.
* 638 - Battle of Yarmouk.
* 638 - The Muslims defeat the Romans and enter Jerusalem.
* 638 - Conquest of Jazirah.
* 639 - Conquest of Khuizistan and movement into Egypt.
* 641 - Battle of Nihawand
* 642 - Battle of Rayy in Persia
* 643 - Conquest of Azarbaijan
* 644 - Conquest of Fars
* 644 - Conquest of Kharan.
* 644 - Umar is murdered. Othman becomes the Caliph.
* 647 - Conquest of the island of Cypress
* 644 - Uman dies and is succeeded by Caliph Uthman.
* 648 - Campaign against the Byzantines.
* 651 - Naval battle against the Byzantines.
* 654 - Islam spreads into North Africa
* 656 - Uthman is murdered. Ali become Caliph.
* 658 - Battle of Nahrawan.
* 659 - Conquest of Egypt
* 661 - Ali is murdered.
* 662 - Egypt falls to Islam rule.
* 666 - Sicily is attacked by Muslims
* 677 - Siege of Constantinople
* 687 - Battle of Kufa
* 691 - Battle of Deir ul Jaliq
* 700 - Sufism takes root as a sect of Islam
* 700 - Military campaigns in North Africa
* 702 - Battle of Deir ul Jamira
* 711 - Muslims invade Gibraltar
* 711 - Conquest of Spain
* 713 - Conquest of Multan
* 716 - Invasion of Constantinople
* 732 - Battle of Tours in France.
* 740 - Battle of the Nobles.
* 741 - Battle of Bagdoura in North Africa
* 744 - Battle of Ain al Jurr.
* 746 - Battle of Rupar Thutha
* 748 - Battle of Rayy.
* 749 - Battle of lsfahan
* 749 - Battle of Nihawand
* 750 - Battle of Zab
* 772 - Battle of Janbi in North Africa
* 777 - Battle of Saragossa in Spain

References:

* Miller, William M., A Christian's Response to Islam, Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing, Phillipsburg, New Jersey, 1976.
* Geisler, Norman, Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Baker Books, 1999.
* Glasse, Cyril, The Concise Encyclopedia of Islam, Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc. San Francisco, 1989.
* Morey, Robert, The Islamic Invasion, Harvest House Publishers, Eugene Oregon, 1992.
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