A brief history of Coffee by Archive Islam
- Discovered in the 1400s in Yemen.
- The first coffee house opened in 1554 in Istanbul, Turkey.
- Muslims used to stay awake during night time prayers.
- Mocha is a region in Yemen, and Java is an island in Indonesia.
- It was seen as an “evil drink” in Europe in 1500s because of it’s association with Islam.
- European coffee houses helped spark the enlightenment, which borrowed many Islamic ideas.