World History: Classical Civilizations - Part III

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World History: Classical Civilizations - Part III

  1. 1. The Mayans, the Rise of Islam, and the West African Empires<br />Classical Civilizations – Part III<br />
  2. 2. The Maya<br />Yucatan Peninsula Region <br />
  3. 3. Mayan Cities<br />The Mayans – Click Here for a Video on Mayan Daily Life<br />Mayan Agriculture<br />Above: Maize is the heart of Mayan agriculture<br />Right: Yum Kax, the Mayan maize god<br />Above: Mayan ball court<br />Left: Mayan pyramid<br />
  4. 4. Many Gods<br />The Mayans<br />Writing and Mathematics<br />Above: Mayan glyphs<br />Left: Mayan glyph calendar<br />Pictured above are the corn god (left ) and the rain god (right)<br />
  5. 5. The Birth of Islam<br />Mecca, Saudi Arabia<br />Muhammad <br />The symbol of Islam, the crescent and star<br />
  6. 6. Spread of Islam<br />
  7. 7. The Quran<br />The Beliefs of Islam<br />The 5 Pillars<br />Above: The Quran<br />Right: the Grand Mosque<br />Below: the Hajj pilgrimage<br />
  8. 8. Contributions <br />Kingdoms<br />Islam Continued<br />
  9. 9. Ghana and Mali<br />West African Empires<br />
  10. 10. Picture Citations<br />Slide 2<br />mayankids.com<br />Slide 3<br />britannica.com<br />buzzle.com<br />schoolsforchiapas.org<br />wulflund.com<br />Slide 4<br />river-styx.net<br />en.wikipedia.org<br />Slide 5<br />i-cias.com<br />rel205.wikispaces.com<br />Slide 6<br />riadreviews.com<br />Slide 7<br />keenookevin.wordpress.com<br />thewhitebull.wordpress.com<br />bbc.co.uk<br />Slide 8<br />myarchn.com<br />coolwallpaper786.blogspot.com<br />apfn.org<br />Slide 9<br />somalinet.com<br />castinet.castilleja.org<br />digitalhistory.uh.edu<br />

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