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Why did the dark ages called by that name.....?!

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    The term "Dark Ages" was applied by 19th century antiquarians to the period between the Ancient world (classical Greeks and Romans, ending in the early 5th century AD ) and the start of the medieval period in the mid-11th century. This was because at that time it was thought to be without documented history, with very few obvious archaeological finds - hence "dark" in terms of lack of knowledge, just like "Darkest Africa" at the time

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    It was a time of superstition and general lawlessness. The dark refers to the lack of intellectual pursuit. Cultural and economic decline was a feature of the times. The lack of historical records is of secondary importance when discussing the meaning of "Dark".

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    But at this period there was a civilization in the east which is known by the Islamic civilization..................!!

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