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Mohammedanism - Introduction

Under this head is given the history of Mohammed and his successors to the fall of the Eastern Caliphate, with a sketch of the institutions and civilization of the Moslem empire and an account of the Koran. The later history must be sought under the names of individual countries and dynasties. What falls to be said of the social and religions aspects of Islam in modern times will be given under the two great divisions of Sunnites and Shi’ites.

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