Muslims (Arabic: مسلم , romanized: Muslim) are people who follow or practice Islam, an Abrahamic monotheistic religion. The derivation of "Muslim" is from an Arabic word meaning "submitter (to God)". Muslims consider the Quran, their holy book, to be the verbatim word of God as revealed to the Islamic prophet and messenger Muhammad.
Islam ( / ˈɪslɑːm /; Arabic: اَلْإِسْلَامُ , romanized : al-’Islām, [ɪsˈlaːm] ( listen) "submission [to God]") is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion teaching that Muhammad is a messenger of God. It is the world's second-largest religion with 1.9 billion followers, or 24.9% of the world's population, known as Muslims.
Muslim ibn Uqba, (pre-622–683) was a general of the Umayyad Caliphate during the reigns of caliphs Mu'awiya I and his son and successor Yazid I. Muslim ibn Sa'id al-Kilabi, was governor of Khurasan for the Umayyad Caliphate in 723–724. Given name. Muslim Agaýew (born 1974), Turkmenistani professional football.
The term Muslim-majority countries is an alternative often used for the latter sense. The history of the Muslim world spans about 1,400 years and includes a variety of socio-political developments, as well as advances in the arts, science, philosophy, and technology, particularly during the Islamic Golden Age.
The history of Islam in the Horn of Africa is almost as old as the faith itself. Through extensive trade and social interactions with their converted Muslim trading partners on the other side of the Red Sea , in the Arabian peninsula , merchants and sailors in the Horn region gradually came under the influence of the new religion.
Muslim history began in Arabia when Muhammad recited the Quran in the 7th century. The historical development of Islam has affected political, economic, and military trends both inside and outside the Islamic world . As with Christianity, the concept of an Islamic world is useful when one looks at different periods of human history.
Islam ( / ˈɪslɑːm /; Arabic: ٱلْإِسْلَام , romanized: al-Islām, [alʔɪsˈlaːm] ( listen)) is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion. All of its teachings and beliefs are written out in the Quran (also spelled Qur'an or Koran), the holy scripture of Islam. Believers of Islam are called Muslims which means "submitter to God".