European Islam
European Islam (French: islam européen) or Euro-Islam is a hypothesized new branch of Islam, which some believe is or should be emerging in Europe. This new kind of Islam would combine the duties and ...
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Islam in Europe
Islam gained its first foothold in continental Europe in 711 with the Umayyad conquest of Hispania. They advanced into France but in 732, were defeated by the Franks at the Battle of Tours. Over the ...
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Islam in Albania
According to 2011 census, 58.79% of Albania's population adheres to Islam, making it the largest religion in the country. The majority of Albanian Muslims are Sunni with a significant Bektashi Shia mi...
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Islam in Poland
A continuous presence of Islam in Poland began in the 14th century. From this time it was primarily associated with the Tatars, many of whom settled in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth while continu...
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Merkel seeks to ramp up failed asylum seeker deportations
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Reconquista
The Reconquista ("reconquest") is a period of approximately 781 years in the history of the Iberian Peninsula, after the Islamic conquest in 711 to the fall of Granada, the last Islamic state on the p...
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History of Islam in southern Italy
The history of Islam in southern Italy began with the first Muslim settlement in Sicily, at Mazara, which was occupied in 827. The subsequent rule of Sicily and Malta started in the 10th century. Isla...
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Islamic invasion of Gaul
The Umayyad invasion of Gaul followed the Umayyad conquest of Hispania spearheaded by the North African commander Tariq ibn Ziyad in 711. During the 8th century, Muslim Umayyad armies conquered the re...
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Norman-Arab-Byzantine culture
The term Norman-Arab-Byzantine culture, Norman-Sicilian culture or, less inclusive, Arab-Norman culture respectively Norman-Arab culture, (sometimes referred to as "Arab-Norman civilization") refers t...
Norman-Arab-Byzantine culture - Wikipedia
Morisco
Moriscos ([moˈɾiskos], [muˈɾiskus], [moˈɾiskos]; Portuguese: mouriscos [mo(w)ˈɾiʃkuʃ], [mo(w)ˈɾiskus]; meaning "Moorish") were former Muslims who were forced to convert to Christianity rather tha...
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Emirate of Bari
The Emirate of Bari was a short-lived Berber-ruled state (emirate) centred on the south Italian city of Bari from 847 to 871. It was the most lasting episode in the history of Islam in peninsular sout...
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Ottoman wars in Europe
The Ottoman wars in Europe, known also as the Ottoman Wars or Turkish Wars for short, were a series of military conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and a number of European states from the Late Medie...
Ottoman wars in Europe - Wikipedia
Al-Andalus
Al-Andalus (Arabic: الأندلس‎, trans. al-ʼAndalus; Spanish: Al-Ándalus; Portuguese: Al-Ândalus; Aragonese: Al-Andalus; Catalan: Al-Àndalus; Berber: Andalus or Wandalus), also ...
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Islamic Civilization during the European Renaissance
There were was a certain amount of cultural contact between Europe in the Renaissance to Early Modern period and the Islamic world (at the time primarily represented by the Ottoman Empire and, geogra...
Islamic Civilization during the European Renaissance - Wikipedia
Battle of Tours
The Battle of Tours (October 732), also called the Battle of Poitiers and in Arabic: معركة بلاط الشهداء‎ (ma'arakat Balâṭ ash-Shuhadâ – Battle of the Palace of Martyrs) was fought in an area...
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Mudéjar
Mudéjar ([muˈðexar, muˈðehar], [muˈðɛʒaɾ], Catalan: Mudèjar [muˈðɛʒər], Arabic: مدجن‎ trans. Mudajjan, "tamed ") is the name given to individual Moors or Muslims of Al-Andalus who remain...
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Islamic contributions to Medieval Europe
From the 11th to 13th centuries, medieval Europe absorbed knowledge from Islamic civilization, which was then at its cultural peak. Of particular importance was the rediscovery of the ancient classic...
Islamic contributions to Medieval Europe - Wikipedia
Emirate of Sicily
The Emirate of Sicily was an Islamic state (emirate) on the island of Sicily (in Southern Italy), which existed from 831 to 1072. Its capital was Palermo.Muslims, who first invaded in 652 AD, seized c...
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Islamic influences on Western art
Islamic influences on Western art refers to the influence of Islamic art, the artistic production in the Islamic world from the 8th to the 19th century, on Christian art. During this period, the front...
Islamic influences on Western art - Wikipedia
Andalusian classical music
Andalusian classical music (Arabic: طرب أندَلُسي‎, موسيقى الآلة trans. ṭarab andalusi or Musiqa al-Ala, Spanish: música andalusí) is a style of Arabic music found in different styles ac...