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Muslim Ach. summ.
This is a review for the summative on the Muslim Achievements.
|Early Islamic culture took place across the Muslim world and centered in what two main cities?||Cordoba, Spain & Baghdad, Iraq|
|Explain what went on in Cordoba, Spain and what the city was like.||Center of learning/invention there to rival House of Wisdom. Christians, Muslims, Jews work together to translate Greek/Roman classics into Arabic. At peak in 1000’s Cordoba has 1/2 million people, 300 public baths, 50 hospitals, more books than Europe.|
|Describe the House of Wisdom that was built in Baghdad, Iraq||Place for people to learn. Christian & foreign translators copy Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Hindu, Persian works into Arabic. Paper, from China, is available making writing books quicker. People expand on ideas in medicine, mathematics, biology.|
|Explain what went on in Baghdad, Iraq and what the city was like.||House of Wisdom there. In 900’s the first urban hospital is set up to treat patients. They quarantine the sick & also have different wings in the hospital for different illnesses. By 1200’s Baghdad has over 36 public libraries & over 100 bookstores.|