Why didn’t Islam spread into Western Europe?

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14 Answers

  • The crusades. Armies of the Western European Monarchs at the direction of Rome stopped 'em and in some cases, repelled Islam from Southern Europe.

  • 7 years ago

    Muslims came as invaders to Europe an were defeated at The Battle of Tours: 732 AD

  • Mike K
    Lv 7
    7 years ago


    Battle of Tours, Charles Martel commanding in October, 732 AD.


    Michael Kelly

  • 7 years ago


    The Battle of Tours: 732 AD

    The Battle of Lepanto: 1571 AD

    The Battle of Vienna: AD 1683

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  • 7 years ago

    Because the Roman Empire controlled most of Europe and made Christianity the official religion in the empire by the 4th century. Islam didn't develop until the 7th century in the Arabic peninsula.

  • 3 years ago

    hi, Soph. It crept in because of the treaty that ended WW ll. The Soviet Union occupied Hungary and Poland and East Germany as component to the deal. for sure George Soros become there directing issues.

  • It did for most of Middle Ages, most of the Iberian peninsula was owned by people called Moors, They were eventually kicked mainly to the rising power of the Christian European states.

  • 7 years ago

    It did, and it's still there. But a lot of it got pushed back into the middle east

  • 7 years ago

    Islam is in western europe.... simple enough for you?

    Western European Muslim woman!

  • Anonymous
    7 years ago

    Because Christianity got there first, and the attempt at military conquest failed.

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