Sunday, March 29, 2009

History Lesson: Islam's Early Imperial Advance


Required reading here.

Who wrote this account of history?

The esteemed scholar, Arabist, and publicist Prof. Dr. Hans Jansen is a Professor in Leiden, the Netherlands, and a specialist in political Islam. He was Houtsma professor for Contemporary Islamic Thought in the Department of Arabic, Persian and Turkish at the University of Utrecht until his retirement in 2008.

Ok... Begin lesson!