Jewish communities have existed across the middle east and north africa since antiquityby the time of the muslim conquests of the 7th century these ancient communities had been ruled by various empires and included the babylonian persian carthaginian greek roman byzantine ottoman and yemenite jews jews under islamic rule were given the status of dhimmi along with certain other pre . Christians and jews under islam najib saliba phd dr saliba is professor of middle east history at worcester state college ma he delivered this paper at the annual symposium of the antiochian orthodox clergy in the antiochian village ligonier pa july 21 25 2008. Christians and jews had to live under the law set forth in the koran not under either their own religious or secular law the muslim conquest of christian north africa went relatively easily until the native peoples of north africa most importantly the berbers were encountered west of egypt therefore there was a steady stream of . The early muslim conquests arabic al futt al islmiyya also referred to as the arab conquests and early islamic conquests began with the islamic prophet muhammad in the 7th century he established a new unified polity in the arabian peninsula which under the subsequent rashidun and umayyad caliphates saw a century of rapid expansion. So what did the muslims do for the jews led increasingly to a separation between jews under byzantine christian rule and jews under persian rule shortly before the muslim conquest in
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