Friday, June 5, 2020 فارسي|English
 
Home|Coming Programs|Persian Language|FAQ|Contact Us|Links|Sitemap
Title
iran
Milad Tower
Login
Username :   
Password :   
 
Captcha:
[Signup]
NewsletterSignup
Name :   
E-mail :   

the Alps Region: Switzerland and Northern Italy

The first assertion of Muslim presence in the Gulf of Saint Tropez, in southwest of Nice and Monaco, occurs in 278 AH (891 AD), whose dominion was facilitated by the internal strife among the inhabitants, who appealed to the Muslim invaders for help in defeating their rivals. Muslim expansion into this area appears to have been solely motivated by a search after adventure and wealth, with no religious or political objective in mind. None the less, it goes without saying that from this date Muslims were present in the region and that they engaged in raids in areas from Sawa to Italy and Switzerland, including the regions between the Po and the Rhone rivers, such as Piedmont, Provence, Dauphine, Montferrat and Tarentaise. European historians have also noted Muslim occupation in the vicinities of Lake Geneva and the Vaud (Waadt) region in the eastern Alps and eastern Switzerland (German Switzerland), which must date to the period prior to 328 AH (940 AD). It appears that these Muslims advanced from the region of the Rhone River eastward up to the valley of the Rhine and then on to the region of Jura. Their stay in eastern Switzerland continued up to the mid-10th century AH, when they were eventually forced out by Conrad, the king of Bourgogne, in 343 AH (954 AD). However, the passes in the western Alps remained in the hands of Muslims who mingled with the local inhabitants of the area and who engaged in various agricultural pursuits. In fact, their control of the passes was based on agreements with local rulers, such as Hugo, the count of Provence. In 364 AH (975 AD), a part of this Muslim population was expelled from the area, while some chose to change its religion, a similar fate that befell the Muslims of other Swiss regions as well as those in Italy.

* source: Rahimlou , Yousef "Islam Entry" The Great Islamic Encyclopedia. Ed. Kazem Musavi Bojnourdi.Tehran: The Center of Great Islamic Encyclopaedia , 1989-, V.8 , pp.534 - 535

Search
Advance Search Web Search
banners
The Office of Ayatullah Khamenei

Imam Khomeini

President of Iran

بنیاد اندیشہ اسلامی

facebook

Mahjobah

Instagram

Alzahra University at a Glance

Islamic Culture and Relations Organization

Visit Iran

iran today

Digital library

majma jahani

prayer time

Seminar

persian admission form

introduction of cultural center

Islami Bedari

Mahjubah

iranian film

ibrahim amini

Echo

quran khawani

کتابخوانی

Saadi Foundation

خبرگزاري قرآني ايران

islamic unity

معرفی خانه فرهنگ

irancultural and tourism

Tebyan.net

IMVU

Visit Iran
vote
Disable
UsersStats
Visitorsofpage: 209
Visitorsofday : 247
Visitorsofpage : 273848
Onlinevisitors : 1
PageLoad : 9.1563

Home|Coming Programs|Persian Language|FAQ|Contact Us|Links|Sitemap