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Pictures of Islamic art, artefacts, antiquities and historic places. In the 630s AD Arab hordes suddenly swept out of the desert of Arabia taking the great Byzantine Roman Empire, that ruled North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean, by surprise. In just 90 years Islamic forces had conquered the whole of North Africa and the Middle East.

The great Islamic Empires that came into existence from this date absorbed the culture of the people they conquered and fused western styles...
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