Dances of Olga Meos at the Tribal Festival in Belarus 2017; “The Ottoman Empire.” Alina Zagitova. Olympic gold medalist ice-skating free style performance. The Winter games of PyeongChang, 2018.

Conversion of non-Muslim places of worship into mosques. Why and by Whom?

Mosque in the Parthenon.

Mosque in the Parthenon.

Conversions occurred primarily during the life of Muhammad and continued during subsequent Islamic conquests and under historical Muslim rule. As a result, numerous Hindu temples, Somnath, Churches, Synagogues, the Parthenon and Zoroastrian temples were converted into mosques.

Zorastrianism

Zorastrian belief that body is the Temple of God.

Hagia Sophia, Turkey. Church converted to Mosque after the fall of Constantinople.

Hagia Sophia, Turkey. Church converted to Mosque after the fall of Constantinople.

Somnath Temple in Gujarat, India.

Somnath Temple in Gujarat, India.