Sword and scimitar is a much needed history of landmark battles between islam and the west ibrahim offers eight representative engagements from france to the middl east and over a millennium from 636 to 1683 this book is first and foremost riveting military history it offers blow by blow concise accounts of the eight battles and interprets them in the context of the times or rather takes seriously what contemporary leaders claimed were their intentions and how they worked out . The book that i read was sword and scimitar by raymond ibrahim the book is about the wars that have occurred between the muslims and the christians it recounts from many sources from both sides about what really happened in all of the wars the book starts out in the year circa 600 ce it starts with how the companions of muhammad peace be upon him conquered the arabian peninsula it mentions all of the next notable empires kings and battles one such battle that was called the battle of y. Sword and scimitar chronicles the decisive battles that arose from this ages old islamic jihad beginning with the first major islamic attack on christian territory in 636 through the muslim occupation of nearly three quarters of christendom which prompted the crusades followed by renewed muslim conquests by turks and tatars to the european colonization of the muslim world in the 1800s when islam largely went on the retreat until its reemergence in recent times using original sources . Crusades historian california university of pennsylvania raymond ibrahims sword and scimitar is a riveting military history of eight pivotal battles between the armies of islamdom and christendom ibrahim tells his story with extensive citations of primary sources which vividly bring to life the bloody fighting raymond ibrahims sword and
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