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The Rise of Islam

The rise of Islam: the events between 632 and c.700 CE, when the Arabs conquered the Near East and exported on the one hand their Arabian identity and on the other hand their new monotheistic faith.

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Luxenberg Thesis

Luxenberg Thesis: the idea that Islam originated as a Monophysite Christian sect in eastern Syria. It assumes that the Quran was not written in Arabic but in Syriac-Arabic, which in turn presupposes that there has been a time in which the Quran was not recited, so that the believers could forget the original language.

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