The Arab Empire and the Caliphates
Creation of an Arab Empire
More about the Arab Muslims
Arab Muslims conquered lands from Spain to India , spreading Islam to its subject people , for 600 years Islam was the Worlds most potent and vital religion , culture and military force .
Muhammad’s monotheistic religion came to be called Islam, meaning surrender to God, and its followers were Muslims, meaning those who have surrendered.
Muhammad's closest companion who succeeded to the prophet’s political and military functions, the people made Abu Bark caliph.