In the era after the fall of Rome in the west, Christianity and Islam, both monotheistic faiths, rose to prominence and filled much of the vacuum left by Rome’s decline. Why do you believe these two faiths played such an important role in succeeding the Roman Empire in the West?

The spread of Christianity began during the reign of the Roman emperors and was not particularly welcomed by the authorities. However, with the fall of the Roman Empire, Rome adopted Christianity in order to strengthen its statehood in front of other peoples. Subsequently, the system of government, where the head of state was endowed with power from God, was probably recognized as a good solution.

Caliphates in the Middle East and North Africa, after the spread of Islam in the 7th century, adopted a similar position, combining the ideas of religion and government. Considering the fact that both religions implied conversion and had fairly strict requirements for their neophytes, the unification of religious and administrative systems was convenient for exercising control over the population of states and administration within the feudal system.

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