Some of the translations over on www.memri.org indicate they want to retake Constantinople...
Main Entry: Constantinople
Usage: geographical name
-- see ISTANBUL
and ... Rome. They don't like it one bit that the seat of Catholicism is on territory briefly occupied by Muslim invaders.
When was Rome occupied by Muslim invaders? That seems fairly significant, can't understand how I could have missed that one.
posted on 01/24/2004 8:15:18 AM PST
(Narrated 'Aisha: that the Prophet...consummated his marriage when she was nine years old...)
posted on 01/24/2004 8:24:14 AM PST
Muslims sacked Rome around 850AD and entirely occupied Sicily from about 900AD to 1100AD.
Early Islam in Italy
posted on 01/24/2004 9:17:15 AM PST
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