Muslim civilization’s golden age

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Muslim civilization’s golden age

  1. 1. MUSLIMCIVILIZATION’SGOLDEN AGECh. 10, sec. 3
  2. 2. Copy this chart in your notes: Muslim AchievementsEconomicsArtsLiteraturePhilosophySciences
  3. 3. Islamic World in 750 A.D.
  4. 4. Economic Advances Built international trade network Valued merchants Used credit and checks Banks opened in major cities Agriculture and manufacturing increase
  5. 5. Art Forbidden to portray God or human figures in religious art Decorated patterns inside mosques Calligraphy- beautiful handwriting Humans and animals were portrayed in non- religious art
  6. 6. Literature  Quran  Poetry  “If I worship thee in hope of paradise, exclude me from paradise”  Adventure Tales- storytelling  “Aladdin and his Magic Lamp”  “Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves”
  7. 7. Philosophy Muslim scholars translated the works of Greek philosophers Muslim philosophers: Ibn Rushd- wrote commentary on Aristotle’s writing Ibn Khaldun- argued for the use of historical investigation
  8. 8. Math and Science- read p. 136

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