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Chapter 9 review
|What was the astrolabe used for?
|To help with navigation
|Which groups of people contributed to the Islamic culture during the Middle Ages?
|Arabs Turks Persians
|Why were Baghdad and Cairo important cities during the Middle Ages?
|Baghdad: Capital of the Abbasid empire Crossroads to trade routes most beautiful city in the Muslim world Cario: Capital of Egypt Most advanced university in Muslim world Hall of Wisdom was a major library.
|Describe three examples of Islamic cultural diffusion.
|Muslims brought the game of chess back from India Muslims learned the process for making paper from the Chinese Muslims learned about zero from India
|How did Muslims use the minbar?
|I was a raised pulpit used to by the imam to give his sermon
|What did Muslims focus on when creating their art?
|Geometric Designs Floral Designs
|How did paper making change the Muslim culture?
|It allowed stories to be written and recorded The Qur'an was printed Muslims began to write more stories and poetry
|What word do we use to describe an improvement to an idea or product?
|How did Muslims use ancient Greek knowledge?
|Muslim scholars translated Greek texts into Arabic for others to study
|Muslims built hospitals to treat whom?
|Muslim hospitals were teaching centers for doctors in training Anyone could go there for treatment
|What is Ibn Sina credited with?
|He wrote a textbook that was used by doctors to treat patients
|What is the difference between a primary and secondary source?
|Primary Source; Historical document from the time period - Usually recorded by someone who lived during the time period Secondary Source; Usually written by a person who read the primary source and summarized it in their own words