Originally Posted by Rohirrim
So, first the Muslims get upset because the Pope quotes some Byzantine emperor who says that Islam is a religion that is spread by the sword, so in protest, they shoot a nun to death and threaten to behead anyone who doesn't convert? What part of this am I missing?
And to think that during Europe's Dark Ages, the intellectual heritage of the Greeks was kept alive and greatly improved upon and expanded by the Islamic world - we likely wouldn't know Archimedes, Erastosthenes, Plato, Aristotle, etc., etc. since they were lost to Europe at that time...