ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION"

Transcription

1 ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION

2 Early Expansion of Muslim Rule. Arab conquests of the first Islamic century brought vast territory under Muslim rule, but conversion to Islam proceeded slowly. In most areas outside the Arabian peninsula, the only region where Arabic was then spoken, conversion did not accelerate until the third century after the conquest.

3

4

5

6 FORMULA FOR SUCCESS: Islam gave the many Arab tribes the unity, discipline, and organization to succeed in their wars of conquest. Under the first four caliphs, who ruled from 632 to 661, the Arabs overran the Persian Empire, seized some of Byzantium s provinces, and invaded Europe Unity Discipline Organization

7 Islamic Arts and Science -Architecture: palaces, mosques. -Calligraphy: Beautiful writing -Discouraged the use of pictorial imagery -Carpet weaving -Astronomy -Many great philosophers

8 Mosque of Ibn Tulun in Fustat. Completed in 877, this mosque symbolized Egypt becoming for the first time a quasi-independent province under its governor. The kiosk in the center of the courtyard contains fountains for washing before prayer. Before its restoration in the thirteenth century, the mosque had a spiral minaret and a door to an adjoining governor s palace.

9 Medicine and Technology Muslim hospitals pioneered the practices of diagnosis, cure, and future prevention. Hospitals open 24 hrs. Al-Razi: developed treatments for small pox and measles Advancement in field of pharmacology Advancement in Mathematics

10 Arts&Science Arts: Many artistic techniques adapted from the Romans. Made many sculptures made out of stucco Used glass for cosmetics containers and bottles. They used parchment from animals skins to write books, which were based on the format of the Qur`an. Textiles: often made with expensive materials; covered buildings, furnishings, and mosques. Science: Many schools were created, resulting in many educated scholars. Invention of paper allowed for printing of books, which spread knowledge and education. Works of philosophers such as Sophocles and Plato were translated into Arab and printed into books. Ibn Haiyan: Father of Chemistry introduced experimental investigation and wrote books on chemistry and alchemy

11 Islamic Glassware. This glass bottle from Syria shows the skill of Muslim chemists and artisans in producing clear, transparent glass. The scratched decoration reflects the Muslim taste for geometric design.

12 Muslim Headcoverings. The man standing before a governor in this thirteenth-century miniature painting wears a simple skullcap indicating his low social status. The two attendants wear turbans, but the governor s turban is built into a high, conical shape. The folds and tails of turbans signified not only rank, but also place of origin. To this day, men from western Afghanistan wear tightly wound white turbans with long tails while men from eastern Afghanistan wear loose colorful turbans.

13 Medicine&Technology Medicine: Doctors recorded down observations and created cures for many diseases. Main Doctors- Ibn Riza (who wrote about measles and smallpox) and Ibn Nafis (who explained the circulatory system). Technology: Advanced water cleaning systems and water transportation that resulted in better agriculture Tar roads and pavements Acequia: a waterway introduced by Spain Built several dams Development of paper allowed for printing of books

14 Trade in Islam Indian Ocean & Mediterranean Sea linked Muslim Empire to a world of trade Bazaars developed in cities as places to trade goods, gossip, conduct business Trade flourishes in the Middle East

15 Life in Islamic Society The Islamic faith set guidelines for people to run their lives Women were defined by their position to males in their families; wife, mother, daughter Though men could have more than one wife, all had to be treated as equals Men worked in business, politics, army, etc.. Farming was more difficult due to arid desert climate Crop rotation & sophisticated irrigation made some farming in society possible Achievements in the fields of math, astronomy, chemistry, literature & medicine were made

16 Women Playing Chess in Muslim Spain. As shown in this thirteenth-century miniature, women in their own quarters, without men present, wore whatever clothes and jewels they liked. Notice the henna decorating the hands of the woman in the middle. The woman on the left, probably a slave, plays an oud.

17 CHRISTIANS AND JEWS who lived in Islamic lands had fewer rights than Muslims. They could not bear arms, were assessed a special tax, and sometimes were barred from testifying in court against a Muslim. Nevertheless, despite instances of loss of property or life, the two groups generally went about their business and practiced their religions free of persecution. Christian Jew Muslim

18 The Islamic State The Umayyad Dynasty expanded their borders east & west spreading Islam & conquering Were eventually stopped in France by Charles the Battle of Tours (732) This battle halted the spread of Islam into western Europe The Umayyads began to rule more like kings over time They united all their lands by Making Arabic the official language Building roads Having a currency Establishing postal services Dissatisfaction over Umayyad rule led to fighting Over time, independent states would emerge; the Seljuk Turks would enter the scene afterwards

19 Umayyad Caliphate

20 CONQUESTS BY 733: In the east, Islam s territory eventually extended into India and to the borders of China. In the west, it encompassed North Africa and most of Spain. But the Muslims northward push lost momentum and was halted in 717 by the Byzantines at Constantinople and in 732 by the Franks at the Battle of Tours in Central France.

21 Rise and Fall of the Abbasid Caliphate. Though Abbasid rulers occupied the caliphal seat in Iraq from 750 to 1258, when Mongol armies destroyed Baghdad, real political power waned sharply and steadily after 850. The rival caliphates of the Fatimids ( ) and Spanish Umayyads ( ) were comparatively short-lived.

22 CULTURAL INTEGRATION: In the 8 th and 9 th centuries, under the Abbasid caliphs, Muslim civilization entered its golden age. Islamic civilization creatively integrated Arabic, Byzantine, Persian, and Indian cultural traditions. During the Early Middle Ages, when learning was at a low point in western Europe, the Muslims preserved the philosophical and scientific heritage of the ancient world.

23 DECLINE: By the 11 th century, however, the Arabs began losing their dominance in the Islamic world. The Seljuk Turks conquered Syria, Palestine, and much of Persia. In the 11 th and 12 th centuries, the Muslims lost Sicily and most of Spain to Christian knights. In the 13 th and 14 th centuries, Mongols devastated Muslim lands. In the 15 th century, the collapse of the Mongol empire left the way open for the Ottoman Turks, who reached their height in the 16 th century.

24 ISLAM TODAY Islam is the dominant religion in most Middle Eastern countries. A mosque is a place of worship for Muslims The basic unit of Islamic society is the family, and Islam defines the obligations and legal rights of family members. A man may have up to four wives if he believes he can treat them equally, while a woman may have only one husband. Starting in the 20th century, Muslim social reformers argued against these and other practices such as polygamy, with varying success.

25 Sikhism, 0.36% Buddhism, 6% Judaism, 0.22% Other, 4% Chinese Traditional, 6% Primal-Indigenous, 6% Christianity, 33% Hinduism, 14% Non-Religious, 16% Islam, 21%

Unit 8 Lesson 6 The Spread of Islam

Unit 8 Lesson 6 The Spread of Islam Unit 8 Lesson 6 The Spread of Islam Generalization: Contact, conflict and conquest often result in cultural diffusion Big Idea Muslim armies conquered many lands into which Islam slowly spread and trade

More information

Essential Question: What were the important contributions of Muslim scholars during the Islamic Empire?

Essential Question: What were the important contributions of Muslim scholars during the Islamic Empire? Essential Question: What were the important contributions of Muslim scholars during the Islamic Empire? Warm-Up Question: What are the Five Pillars of Islam? What is a caliph? Why did the division between

More information

AP World History Chapter 9 review

AP World History Chapter 9 review AP World History Chapter 9 review Even after the Arab Empire fell apart, the Islamic civilization continued to grow Major areas of Muslim expansion: India, Anatolia, West Africa, and Spain Islam brought

More information

Muhammad Became the Prophet of Islam monotheistic, hajj, The Five Pillars of Islam include all of the following except

Muhammad Became the Prophet of Islam monotheistic, hajj, The Five Pillars of Islam include all of the following except World History Chapter 11 The Muslim World (622 1650) Session 1 Rise of Islam How did Muhammad become the prophet of Islam? What are the teachings of Islam? How did Islam help shape the way of life of its

More information

World History: Connection to Today. Chapter 11. The Muslim World ( )

World History: Connection to Today. Chapter 11. The Muslim World ( ) Copyright 2003 by Pearson Education, Inc., publishing as Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ. All rights reserved. Chapter 11, Section World History: Connection to Today Chapter 11 The Muslim World (622

More information

Islam. Outcome: Islamic Empires

Islam. Outcome: Islamic Empires Islam Outcome: Islamic Empires Constructive Response Question 3.Who were the Ottomans, Mughals, and Safavids? What will we learn? 1.Islamic culture 2.The Ottoman Empire 3.The Mughals 4.The Safavids Islamic

More information

New Asian Empires

New Asian Empires New Asian Empires 1200-1800 1. The Ottoman Empire and Safavid Empires 2. The Mughal Empire 3. The Ming and the Qing Dynasty 4. Medieval Japan and Korea In Asia, the period from 1200 to 1800, was a time

More information

Ninth Grade History & Social Science World History I

Ninth Grade History & Social Science World History I SEPTEMBER WHI.1 Historical Research and Geographical Analysis *(ongoing throughout year) identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary sources use maps, globes, artifacts, pictures identify major

More information

The Rise and Spread of Islam Study Guide

The Rise and Spread of Islam Study Guide The Rise and Spread of Islam Study Guide Terms: Bedouins: Nomadic people of Arabia who eventually became Islamic. Ka aba: Place believed where Abraham had worshipped. When Mohammed prayed there with the

More information

The Islamic World: Reading Notes

The Islamic World: Reading Notes Name: Date: Period: World History The Islamic World: Reading Notes Target: I can recognize the world religion of Islam and its origins, practices, and groups I can understand the religion in order to consider

More information

BUILDING BACKGROUND You know that for years traders traveled. The Spread of Islam. 632 Muhammad dies.

BUILDING BACKGROUND You know that for years traders traveled. The Spread of Islam. 632 Muhammad dies. Main deas 1. Muslim armies conquered many lands into which slam slowly spread. 2. Trade helped slam spread into new areas. 3. A mix of cultures was one result of slam's spread. 4. slamic influence encouraged

More information

Tolerance of other cultures and a focus on learning help Muslim leaders build an empire that includes parts of Asia, Africa, and Europe.

Tolerance of other cultures and a focus on learning help Muslim leaders build an empire that includes parts of Asia, Africa, and Europe. SLIDE 1 Chapter 10 The Muslim World, 600-1250 Tolerance of other cultures and a focus on learning help Muslim leaders build an empire that includes parts of Asia, Africa, and Europe. SLIDE 2 Section 1:

More information

7th Grade World Civilization Objectives

7th Grade World Civilization Objectives 7th Grade World Civilization Objectives Unit One Beginning of Human Civilization Unit Students will explain the historic development and achievements of the early civilizations. Explain how geography played

More information

I. The word Islam means. a. Members of the religion are known as. a. Arabs are a people. Arabic language shares many. b. Largely a society of

I. The word Islam means. a. Members of the religion are known as. a. Arabs are a people. Arabic language shares many. b. Largely a society of 8 th grade note skeleton III: The Muslim Empires Origins of Islam I. The word Islam means. a. Members of the religion are known as. Founded by the. a. Arabs are a people. Arabic language shares many characteristics

More information

Origins of the Ottoman Empire After Muhammad s death in 632 A.D., Muslim faith & power spread throughout Middle East

Origins of the Ottoman Empire After Muhammad s death in 632 A.D., Muslim faith & power spread throughout Middle East THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE Origins of the Ottoman Empire After Muhammad s death in 632 A.D., Muslim faith & power spread throughout Middle East Islam Map By 1215, foreign invaders (Mongols from eastern Asia) took

More information

Unit Test - Byzantine Empire and Islam

Unit Test - Byzantine Empire and Islam Unit Test - Byzantine Empire and Islam Multiple Choice. Write the letter representing the best answer in the space provided. 1. The capital of the Byzantine Empire was Constantinople. What is it known

More information

Chapters 3 and 4 Study Guide Answer Key: Islam

Chapters 3 and 4 Study Guide Answer Key: Islam Chapters 3 and 4 Study Guide Answer Key: Islam Key Terms: Qur an: The Muslim Holy Book Muslim: A follower of Islam Islam: A religion founded by Muhammad which means submit to God Muhammad: Man who founded

More information

Chapter 15- The Muslim Empires

Chapter 15- The Muslim Empires Chapter 15- The Muslim Empires Ottoman Empire Turks- groups from central Asia, spread west 9 th -11 th centuries Seljuk Turks took over Abbasid caliphate, enemies of Byzantines Ottoman Turks- Osman rewarded

More information

Assessment: From the Crusades to New Muslim Empires

Assessment: From the Crusades to New Muslim Empires Name Date Assessment: From the Crusades to New Muslim Empires Mastering the Content Circle the letter next to the best answer. 1. Which of the events below was a result of the event in the headline? Seljuk

More information

Chapter 15 Section 1 The Ottoman Empire (p )

Chapter 15 Section 1 The Ottoman Empire (p ) MAIN IDEAS NOTES Rise of the Ottoman Turks Expansion of the Ottoman Empire (p. 484) Late 13 th Century the Turks were ruled by a leader called Osman 1.) Late 1200s = Ottoman Turks controlled Osman Turks

More information

Review Questions 1. How did leaders in Mecca react to Muhammad?

Review Questions 1. How did leaders in Mecca react to Muhammad? The religion of Islam, whose followers are called Muslims, began in the Arabian Peninsula. There in A.D. 570, Muhammad was born in the oasis town of Mecca. As a youth, he was a shepherd. He worked with

More information

James Madison High School. Social Studies Department. World History and Geography 1 Power Standards

James Madison High School. Social Studies Department. World History and Geography 1 Power Standards James Madison High School Social Studies Department World History and Geography 1 Power Standards Human Beginnings Students will be able to explain that Homo Sapiens emerged from Africa between 100,000

More information

World History I SOL Review Packet Part III

World History I SOL Review Packet Part III SOL 7 Byzantine Empire World History I SOL Review Packet Part III 1. Label Constantinople on the map below. 2. What was the significance of Justinian s Code? Codified R law and influenced E legal c 3.

More information

Name Class Date. Essential Question: In what ways have migration and trade affected cultures?

Name Class Date. Essential Question: In what ways have migration and trade affected cultures? Cultural Diffusion Essential Question: In what ways have migration and trade affected cultures? A. Define cultural diffusion. B. Record information about the topics listed in the Cumulative Review or your

More information

European Kingdoms and Feudalism. Germanic states emerged in the former Western Roman Empire and created a new European civilization.

European Kingdoms and Feudalism. Germanic states emerged in the former Western Roman Empire and created a new European civilization. CHAPTER 3 Section 4 European Kingdoms and Feudalism Germanic states emerged in the former Western Roman Empire and created a new European civilization. European Kingdoms and Feudalism (cont.) By 500 A.D.,

More information

Late Medieval Period (WHI.12)

Late Medieval Period (WHI.12) Name Late Medieval Period (WHI.12) Label on Map: England, France, Spain, Russia, Holly Roman Empire, Paris, Rome, Mediterranean Sea, English Channel, Atlantic Ocean Term: Nation-state Describe: Draw: 1

More information

Bentley Chapter 13 Study Guide: The Expansive Realm of Islam

Bentley Chapter 13 Study Guide: The Expansive Realm of Islam Name Date Period Bentley Chapter 13 Study Guide: The Expansive Realm of Islam Eyewitness: Season of the Mecca Pilgrimage (259-268) 1. What is the dar al-islam? A Prophet and His World (260) 2. Who were

More information

World History I (Master) Content Skills Learning Targets Assessment Resources & Technology CEQ: 1. I can explain how the first cities emerged.

World History I (Master) Content Skills Learning Targets Assessment Resources & Technology CEQ: 1. I can explain how the first cities emerged. St. Michael-Albertville High School Teacher: Derek Johnson World History I (Master) September 2014 CEQ: Early Civilizations 1. Explain how the first 1. I can explain how the first cities emerged. Early

More information

Note Taking Study Guide THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE

Note Taking Study Guide THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE SECTION 1 Note Taking Study Guide THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE Focus Question: What made the Byzantine empire rich and successful for so long, and why did it finally crumble? As you read this section in your textbook,

More information

GRADES 9, 10, 11, 12 ANCIENT WORLD HISTORY

GRADES 9, 10, 11, 12 ANCIENT WORLD HISTORY Units of Credit: One Year (Elective) GRADES 9, 10, 11, 12 ANCIENT WORLD HISTORY Prerequisites: None Course Overview: World History is designed to trace the development of humans from earliest times to

More information

How did the histories of the Byzantine Empire and Western Europe differ during the era of third-wave civilizations?

How did the histories of the Byzantine Empire and Western Europe differ during the era of third-wave civilizations? How did the histories of the Byzantine Empire and Western Europe differ during the era of third-wave civilizations? Western Europe. Frankish Kingdoms. Roman Catholic Church. Holy Roman Empire. Eastern

More information

The Gardens of Islam:

The Gardens of Islam: The Gardens of Islam: Earthly Paradise Revisited Dr. Safei Hamed Texas Tech University Department of Landscape Architecture The Muslims emphasized the injunctions to dress the garden and keep it-man the

More information

Name Class Date. Essential Question: What factors allow empires to rise and what factors cause them to fall?

Name Class Date. Essential Question: What factors allow empires to rise and what factors cause them to fall? Empires Essential Question: What factors allow empires to rise and what factors cause them to fall? A. Define empire. B. Record information about the topics listed in the Cumulative Review or your answers

More information

TEKS 8C: Calculate percent composition and empirical and molecular formulas. Early Middle Ages

TEKS 8C: Calculate percent composition and empirical and molecular formulas. Early Middle Ages Early Middle Ages Objectives Describe how Germanic tribes carved Europe into small kingdoms after the collapse of the western Roman Empire. Explain how Charlemagne briefly reunited much of Western Europe.

More information

The Byzantine Empire and Russia

The Byzantine Empire and Russia The Byzantine Empire and Russia The city of Constantinople was the capital of the Byzantine Empire. Location of Constantinople Constantinople provided political, economic, and military advantages 1. Protection

More information

I. A Desert Culture Summarize: Deserts cover hundreds of thousands of miles Arabs call it Rub al-khali = "the empty quarter"

I. A Desert Culture Summarize: Deserts cover hundreds of thousands of miles Arabs call it Rub al-khali = the empty quarter October 15, 2012 Chapter 3: The Beginnings of Islam Lesson 1: Life on the Arabian Peninsula I. A Desert Culture Deserts cover hundreds of thousands of miles Arabs call it Rub al-khali = "the empty quarter"

More information

2015.16 Seventh Grade, Social Studies, Quarter 1

2015.16 Seventh Grade, Social Studies, Quarter 1 2015.16 Seventh Grade, Social Studies, Quarter 1 The Fall and Legacy of Rome and the Early Modern World Civilizations of Africa, China, and the Islamic World: Students analyze the legacy of the Roman Empire

More information

The Rise / Expansion. AP World History

The Rise / Expansion. AP World History The Rise / Expansion of Islam AP World History Early Spread of Islam Muhammad tried to convince the people of Mecca of what he had learned from the revelations. They feared he would upset the established

More information

Unit 8. Important Empires II

Unit 8. Important Empires II Unit 8 Important Empires II 1 Unit 8 - Important Empires II Timeline Map Japan Tokugawa Important Empires II Mongol Ghana China Africa Mali Ming Songhai Middle East Maya Ottoman Empire Latin America Aztec

More information

4. Base your answer to question 12 on the map below and on your knowledge of social studies.

4. Base your answer to question 12 on the map below and on your knowledge of social studies. 1. The Ming emperor banned the building of large ocean-going ships in 1433. The Tokugawa shogun issued the Act of Seclusion in 1636. One way in which these historical occurrences are similar is that both

More information

Islamic Empires. What ideas might you learn from the traders?

Islamic Empires. What ideas might you learn from the traders? Islamic Empires If YOU were there You are a farmer living in a village on the coast of India. For centuries, your people have raised cotton and spun its fibers into a soft fabric. One day, a ship arrives

More information

Note Taking Study Guide THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE

Note Taking Study Guide THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE SECTION 1 Note Taking Study Guide THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE Focus Question: What made the Byzantine empire rich and successful for so long, and why did it finally crumble? As you read this section in your textbook,

More information

Islam in China. History and Architecture

Islam in China. History and Architecture Islam in China History and Architecture The distribution of Muslim in China The population of Muslim in China is about 20 million.(1.5%) THE HISTORY OF MUSLIM IN CHINA In 651 A.D. Islam was brought to

More information

Unit 01 - Study Questions 1. In what ways did geography and climate affect the development of human society? 2. What were the economic and social

Unit 01 - Study Questions 1. In what ways did geography and climate affect the development of human society? 2. What were the economic and social Unit 01 - Study Questions 1. In what ways did geography and climate affect the development of human society? 2. What were the economic and social results of the agricultural revolution? 3. What are the

More information

The History of Religion in Egypt: Ancient, Coptic Christianity & Islam. Ms. Sharlyn Scott Desert Vista HS World History & Geography

The History of Religion in Egypt: Ancient, Coptic Christianity & Islam. Ms. Sharlyn Scott Desert Vista HS World History & Geography The History of Religion in Egypt: Ancient, Coptic Christianity & Islam Ms. Sharlyn Scott Desert Vista HS World History & Geography Ancient Egyptian Religion It had its roots in Egypt s prehistory, and

More information

Tennessee Curriculum Standards for High School World History Correlations to Wright Group/McGraw-Hill s World History

Tennessee Curriculum Standards for High School World History Correlations to Wright Group/McGraw-Hill s World History Tennessee Curriculum Standards for High School World History Correlations to Wright Group/McGraw-Hill s World History Course Description: In World History High School, students study the history of humankind

More information

POST-CLASSICAL EUROPE. In Focus: Byzantium and the Middle Ages Third Wave Civilizations

POST-CLASSICAL EUROPE. In Focus: Byzantium and the Middle Ages Third Wave Civilizations POST-CLASSICAL EUROPE In Focus: Byzantium and the Middle Ages Third Wave Civilizations BYZANTINE CIVILIZATION: MODERN CONTEXT Reconciliation of 1964 Represents the path of European Civilization since the

More information

AFRICAN KINGDOMS. Ghana. Around AD 800 the rulers of many farming villages united to create the kingdom of Ghana.

AFRICAN KINGDOMS. Ghana. Around AD 800 the rulers of many farming villages united to create the kingdom of Ghana. AFRICAN KINGDOMS In Africa, towns soon became part of an important trade network. Gold and salt were the most important products traded. People needed salt in their diets to prevent dehydration. There

More information

Chapter 5: Rome and the Rise of Christianity, 600 B.C. A.D. 500

Chapter 5: Rome and the Rise of Christianity, 600 B.C. A.D. 500 Chapter 5: Rome and the Rise of Christianity, 600 B.C. A.D. 500 Rome began as a small village and became the seat of power of one of the greatest empires the world has known. The Romans were greatly influenced

More information

Science and technology in Medieval Islam

Science and technology in Medieval Islam What is Islam? Islam is a religion that began in the 7 th century with the prophet Muhammad in Mecca. Muhammad believed that he was a messenger sent by God to teach people the right way to live. Islam

More information

IMPACT OF THE CRUSADES DBQ

IMPACT OF THE CRUSADES DBQ IMPACT OF THE CRUSADES DBQ This task is based on the accompanying documents. Some of these documents have been edited for the purpose of this task. This task is designed to test your ability to work with

More information

Pre-reading class discussion about Islamic Culture and Islamic Art 1

Pre-reading class discussion about Islamic Culture and Islamic Art 1 Contents: PRE-VISIT ACTIVITIES Pre-reading class discussion about Islamic Culture and Islamic Art 1 Reading Islamic Art in Egypt / Arabic Calligraphy 2 Arabesques / Geometrical designs 3 VISIT ACTIVITIES

More information

In this chapter, you will learn about the African kingdom of Kush. Kush was located on the Nile River, to the south of Egypt.

In this chapter, you will learn about the African kingdom of Kush. Kush was located on the Nile River, to the south of Egypt. Name: Date: Period: Lesson 10 - The Kingdom of Kush Section 1 - Introduction In this chapter, you will learn about the African kingdom of Kush. Kush was located on the Nile River, to the south of Egypt.

More information

TEKS 8C: Calculate percent composition and empirical and molecular formulas. The Crusades and the Reconquista

TEKS 8C: Calculate percent composition and empirical and molecular formulas. The Crusades and the Reconquista The Crusades and the Reconquista Objectives Identify the advanced civilizations that were flourishing in 1050. Explain the causes and effects of the Crusades. Summarize how Christians in Spain carried

More information

Social Studies: Grade 9

Social Studies: Grade 9 World History: Civilizations The students will examine the social, cultural and technological changes that occurred in Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas in the beginnings of human society through 1500

More information

GLOBAL REGENTS REVIEW PACKET 6 - PAGE 1 of 22. The BYZANTINE EMPIRE (divided into 3 parts) PART 1: The BYZANTINE EMPIRE - INFLUENCE ON RUSSIA

GLOBAL REGENTS REVIEW PACKET 6 - PAGE 1 of 22. The BYZANTINE EMPIRE (divided into 3 parts) PART 1: The BYZANTINE EMPIRE - INFLUENCE ON RUSSIA GLOBAL REGENTS REVIEW PACKET 6 - PAGE 1 of 22 The BYZANTINE EMPIRE (divided into 3 parts) PART 1: The BYZANTINE EMPIRE - INFLUENCE ON RUSSIA (The Byzantine Empire influenced the development of early [Kievian]

More information

Islamic Empires. Many empires, one faith Many peoples, one faith

Islamic Empires. Many empires, one faith Many peoples, one faith Islamic Empires Many empires, one faith Many peoples, one faith Islamic Governance Islam is a faith, not a government, although Shari a law is religious law Many modern na:ons employ some system of Shari

More information

Ancient Greece 1000 BCE 200BCE

Ancient Greece 1000 BCE 200BCE Ancient Greece 1000 BCE 200BCE Overview Ancient Greece culture had a powerful influence on the Roman Empire, which carried a version of it to many parts of the Mediterranean Sea and Europe, for which reason

More information

CHAPTER eight. Islamic art

CHAPTER eight. Islamic art CHAPTER eight Islamic art 8 MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Upon his conversion to Islam, al-amin called himself. A. Muhammad. B. Allah. C. Ra. D. Khadija. 3. The holy book of Islam is called the. A. Qur an. B. Bible.

More information

Africa Before the Slave Trade

Africa Before the Slave Trade Africa Before the Slave Trade Overview of African Kingdoms Ghana and Songhai Ghana (Wagadu) is the earliest known empire of the western Sudan, came into the history books around the eighth century but

More information

WS/FCS Unit Planning Organizer

WS/FCS Unit Planning Organizer WS/FCS Unit Planning Organizer Subject(s) Social Studies Conceptual Lenses Grade/Course 6 th grade Religion Unit of Study Unit 6 Rights and Responsibilities Unit Title Islam and Muslim Empires Expansion/

More information

Human Heritage A World History 2006

Human Heritage A World History 2006 Academic Content Standards Social Studies Minnesota Arizona Human Heritage A World History 2006 STANDARDS Strand 2: World History Concept 1: Research Skills for History PO 1. Construct charts, graphs,

More information

Unit: Dar al Islam. Day #1

Unit: Dar al Islam. Day #1 Unit: Dar al Islam Day #1 Pre reading: Read How Islam Won, and Lost, the Lead in Science http://www.nytimes.com/2001/10/30/science/how-islam-won-and-lost-the-leadin-science.html?sec=&spon=&pagewanted=print

More information

THE RELIGIOUS ROOTS OF THE CONFLICT IN THE MIDDLE EAST. SYLLABUS (See "Assignments" for Grading scheme)

THE RELIGIOUS ROOTS OF THE CONFLICT IN THE MIDDLE EAST. SYLLABUS (See Assignments for Grading scheme) THE RELIGIOUS ROOTS OF THE CONFLICT IN THE MIDDLE EAST SYLLABUS (See "Assignments" for Grading scheme) TEXTBOOK: Christopher A Brief History of the Middle East From Abraham to Arafat (Running Press, 2006)

More information

Egyptian History 101 By Vickie Chao

Egyptian History 101 By Vickie Chao Egyptian History 101 By Vickie Chao 1 A long time ago, before Egypt was a united country, there were two kingdoms -- Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt. Upper Egypt was in the south. It controlled the areas along

More information

Unit 4 Lesson 8 The Qin and Han Dynasties

Unit 4 Lesson 8 The Qin and Han Dynasties Unit 4 Lesson 8 The Qin and Han Dynasties Directions Read the False statements below. Replace each underlined word with one from the word bank that makes each sentence True. Word Bank Ying Zheng army copper

More information

Lecture 2: The Near East in Late Antiquity: religion and imperial power

Lecture 2: The Near East in Late Antiquity: religion and imperial power Lecture 2: The Near East in Late Antiquity: religion and imperial power Aim of Today s lecture: To understand the historical regional context that defined Muhammad s world Lecture structure: 2 parts 1.

More information

Rome and the Rise of Christianity

Rome and the Rise of Christianity Rome and the Rise of Christianity Marcus Aurelius Last of the 5 good emperor Died in 180 A.D. Conflict & confusion followed Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Marcus Aurelius Quotes The happiness of

More information

2. List the peoples who made unique contributions to the development of western European civilization.

2. List the peoples who made unique contributions to the development of western European civilization. Social Studies 8 Unit 1 Worksheet Chapter 1 Keywords Keywords are found in the margin throughout the chapter. The first one in this chapter is legacy and appears on p. 9. Be sure you can define them as

More information

Study Guide for Ancient Greece

Study Guide for Ancient Greece Name: Class: Date: Study Guide for Ancient Greece The Romans so admired them, that they adopted many of their cultural ideas. Even today, Greek art, ideas, and mythology still play an important role in

More information

How did the Crusades affect Europe and the Middle East?

How did the Crusades affect Europe and the Middle East? Focus Lesson - The Impact of the Crusades Merchant ships in the harbor at Naples after the Crusades How did the Crusades affect Europe and the Middle East? The Results of the End of the Medieval Crusades

More information

The Roman Republic. The Growth and Expansion

The Roman Republic. The Growth and Expansion The Roman Republic The Growth and Expansion January 4, 2016 AIM: To what extent does the political legacy of Ancient Rome continue today? DO NOW: Prepare for outline quiz. Homework: Outline The Rise of

More information

The Rise Of Islam 600-1200

The Rise Of Islam 600-1200 Chapter 9 Islam The Rise Of Islam 600-1200 The Origins of Islam :The Arabian Peninsula Before Muhammad Most Arabs were settled people Nomads were a minority. Nomads were important to caravan trade between

More information

CHINA OVERVIEW: A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHINESE DYNASTIES. Student Handouts, Inc.

CHINA OVERVIEW: A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHINESE DYNASTIES. Student Handouts, Inc. CHINA OVERVIEW: A BRIEF HISTORY OF CHINESE DYNASTIES Student Handouts, Inc. GEOGRAPHY OF CHINA Larger than the United States Climate varies North Temperate and cold South Subtropical Erosion Floods and

More information

KS2: Baghdad AD 900 (6 lessons)

KS2: Baghdad AD 900 (6 lessons) KS2: Baghdad AD 900 (6 lessons) Contents Include: An Introduction to Mesopotamia Building Baghdad The House of Wisdom The Mongol Attack on Baghdad in 1258 This pack of lessons has been designed for Key

More information

Drivers of Change in 1400s

Drivers of Change in 1400s Drivers of Change in 1400s Trade quest for wealth in gold and spice trade Religion Islam and Christianity Urbanization rise of cities in Europe Technology Caravel and Galleon Ships, Navigation Devices,

More information

GRADE 6 Ancient Cultures to 1600

GRADE 6 Ancient Cultures to 1600 GRADE 6 Ancient Cultures to 1600 Standard 6-1: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the transition of humans from nomadic to settled life in the cradles of civilization. 6-1.1 Analyze the hunter-gatherer

More information

Study Island. Generation Date: 12/19/2014 Generated By: Cheryl Shelton Title: Grade 7 Blizzard Bag Social Studies-Day 2

Study Island. Generation Date: 12/19/2014 Generated By: Cheryl Shelton Title: Grade 7 Blizzard Bag Social Studies-Day 2 Study Island Copyright 2014 Edmentum - All rights reserved. Generation Date: 12/19/2014 Generated By: Cheryl Shelton Title: Grade 7 Blizzard Bag 2014-2015Social Studies-Day 2 1. The European Union (EU)

More information

Ancient India. Essential Question: How do India s rich history and culture affect the world today?

Ancient India. Essential Question: How do India s rich history and culture affect the world today? 5.5 Indian Achievements Ancient India Essential Question: How do India s rich history and culture affect the world today? Big Idea: The people of ancient India made great contributions to the arts and

More information

Chapter 8 EARLY ISLAMIC ART

Chapter 8 EARLY ISLAMIC ART Chapter 8 EARLY ISLAMIC ART Islam and Muslim are Arabic for submission and one who has submitted. In the seventh century, the Islamic army helped spread the religion with amazing speed throughout the area

More information

SSWH3 THE STUDENT WILL EXAMINE THE POLITICAL, PHILOSOPHICAL, AND CULTURAL INTERACTION OF CLASSICAL MEDITERRANEAN SOCIETIES FROM 700 BCE TO 400 CE.

SSWH3 THE STUDENT WILL EXAMINE THE POLITICAL, PHILOSOPHICAL, AND CULTURAL INTERACTION OF CLASSICAL MEDITERRANEAN SOCIETIES FROM 700 BCE TO 400 CE. SSWH3 THE STUDENT WILL EXAMINE THE POLITICAL, PHILOSOPHICAL, AND CULTURAL INTERACTION OF CLASSICAL MEDITERRANEAN SOCIETIES FROM 700 BCE TO 400 CE. A. COMPARE THE ORIGINS AND STRUCTURE OF THE GREEK POLIS,

More information

Spanish Garden Design

Spanish Garden Design Utah State University DigitalCommons@USU All Archived Publications Archived USU Extension Publications 2005 Spanish Garden Design Larry A. Sagers Utah State University Follow this and additional works

More information

Indicate the answer choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

Indicate the answer choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. Indicate the answer choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. According to the chart, what do Algeria and Rwanda have in common? a. They both adopted their languages when trade

More information

Curriculum Map. Key ideas of geography and map skills. Regions of the world. Elements that make up culture. Change in cultures over time

Curriculum Map. Key ideas of geography and map skills. Regions of the world. Elements that make up culture. Change in cultures over time Month Topic Concepts/Skills Assessments Resources Note: please see detailed calendar for day-to-day instructional layout. SEPTEMBER INTRODUCTION Geography and World Regions Key ideas of geography and map

More information

Unit 8 Lesson 2 The Byzantine Empire

Unit 8 Lesson 2 The Byzantine Empire Unit 8 Lesson 2 The Byzantine Empire Lesson 2 The Byzantine Empire Write the name or term in your notebook and then write the description or clue that best fits or replace the underlined word with the

More information

APWH Must-Know Dates Foundations

APWH Must-Know Dates Foundations Foundations 1. Qin unified China 2. Alexander the Great 3. Roman capital moved to Constantinople 4. Greek Golden Age - philosophers, etc. 5. Beginnings of Christianity 6. Beginnings of Bronze Age - and

More information

SOUTH SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Academic Programs. COURSE OUTLINE Revision: Jihad Othman, March Individuals, Cultures and Societies

SOUTH SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Academic Programs. COURSE OUTLINE Revision: Jihad Othman, March Individuals, Cultures and Societies 1 SOUTH SEATTLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Academic Programs COURSE OUTLINE Revision: Jihad Othman, DEPARTMENT: CURRICULUM: COURSE TITLE: Academic Programs Individuals, Cultures and Societies History of the Middle

More information

Islamic Achievements. Were there any?

Islamic Achievements. Were there any? Islamic Achievements Were there any? Placard letter Symbol 2 summarizing sentences Each sentence should have two IMPORTANT facts in it. 1. Astronomy 2. Baghdad 3. Calligraphy 4. Chess Art 5. Art 6. Banking

More information

World History Unit 4 Empires and Kingdoms: Growth and Expansion

World History Unit 4 Empires and Kingdoms: Growth and Expansion The following instructional plan is part of a GaDOE collection of Unit Frameworks, Performance Tasks, examples of Student Work, and Teacher Commentary for the World History Course. World History Unit 4

More information

Unit 8 Lesson 7 Later Islamic Empires

Unit 8 Lesson 7 Later Islamic Empires Unit 8 Lesson 7 Later Islamic Empires Lesson 7 Later Islamic Empires Write the term or person in your notebook, and then write the description that best matches it. 1. Mehmed II a. The First caliph 2.

More information

Home work. Fill in the Blanks Use your study sheet to find the correct answers. BETWEEN ANCIENT AND MODERN

Home work. Fill in the Blanks Use your study sheet to find the correct answers. BETWEEN ANCIENT AND MODERN Date: 1 BETWEEN ANCIENT AND MODERN The Middle Ages is the period between a and m history. The early period of the Middle Ages is known as the D Ages because the great c of G and R had fallen. Life during

More information

The Sudanic African Empires: Ghana / Mali / Songhay & The Swahili City States of East Africa

The Sudanic African Empires: Ghana / Mali / Songhay & The Swahili City States of East Africa The Sudanic African Empires: Ghana / Mali / Songhay & The Swahili City States of East Africa AP World History Mr. Blankenship Ghana Mali Songhay Swahili States The Kingdom of Ghana emerged c. 5 th century

More information

World History Unit 2 Byzantine Empire, Russia, Mongol Empire & Islam

World History Unit 2 Byzantine Empire, Russia, Mongol Empire & Islam World History Unit 2 Byzantine Empire, Russia, Mongol Empire & Islam SSWH4 The student will analyze the importance of the Byzantine and Mongol empires between 450 CE and 1500 CE. a. Analyze the importance

More information

Heritage sites attacked

Heritage sites attacked 12th March 2015 Heritage sites attacked ISIL ransack ancient Iraqi city in latest attack on heritage sites The extremist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) have ransacked the ancient city

More information

BACHELOR OF HUMAN SCIENCES IN HISTORY AND CIVILIZATION COURSE SYNOPSES

BACHELOR OF HUMAN SCIENCES IN HISTORY AND CIVILIZATION COURSE SYNOPSES BACHELOR OF HUMAN SCIENCES IN HISTORY AND CIVILIZATION COURSE SYNOPSES Introduction to History and Civilization Course Code HIST 1000 This course introduces students to basic concepts and approaches in

More information

Islamic Architecture as Seen in Spain. Islamic architecture is best described as the architecture produced by societies

Islamic Architecture as Seen in Spain. Islamic architecture is best described as the architecture produced by societies Dudar 1 Aya Dudar Bates 5 Honors Humanities 13 March 2016 Islamic Architecture as Seen in Spain Islamic architecture is best described as the architecture produced by societies and civilizations which

More information

Sykes-Picot: 100 Years Later

Sykes-Picot: 100 Years Later Sykes-Picot: 100 Years Later May 26, 2016 by Kaisa Stucke of Confluence Investment Management Last week marked the 100th anniversary of the Sykes-Picot Agreement, which divided the disintegrating Ottoman

More information

SUBJECT: History and Social Studies Grade Level: 8 World History I, 500-1700

SUBJECT: History and Social Studies Grade Level: 8 World History I, 500-1700 Unit: The Emergence and Expansion of Islam to 1500 WHI.1 On a map of the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia, identify where Islam began and trace the course of its expansion to 1500 AD. (H) WHI.2 Describe

More information

Virginia SOL Review and Assessment Coach Table of Contents

Virginia SOL Review and Assessment Coach Table of Contents Table of Contents About This Book...............................................................vii VA Page Title Virginia Standards of Learning 1 Identifying, Analyzing, and Interpreting Primary and Secondary

More information

The Ottoman Empire. Crest of the Ottoman Empire

The Ottoman Empire. Crest of the Ottoman Empire The Ottoman Empire Crest of the Ottoman Empire Introduction Lasted 641 years!! (1281-1922) Longest dynasty in history Largest Islamic empire since the Abbasid Caliphate. Highly centralized, technologically

More information