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Starter Look in your bag, in your coat, in your clothes, in your shoes, in your pencil case, in your textbook... Can you find where the product was made? Make a list of the products and where they were made in the back of your books
Lesson Title: What was traded in Islamic Civilisation? Know the type of goods that were traded by Muslims Understand where these goods were traded Skills: linking, interpreting information, using historical sources
Trade in Islamic Civilisation In the Middle Ages many goods came from the Arab world, as a result of the travelling and trading that the Arabs did Arab traders travelled far and wide buying and selling goods. As a result, a number of Arabic words entered into other languages, including English. Task One – Copy the words below into your books. Try and translate the words into the English word that comes from it. Arabic WordClueEnglish Word SúkkarUsed to make things sweet al-kohlA strong drink amir-al-bahrThe person in charge of the navy LaimumA bitter fruit ZarafahAn animal with a very long neck HashshashinSomeone who kills another person MũmĩyaA wrapped up dead body MatrahSomething you lone on when in bed QutnA material used to make clothes
What was the extent of Arab trade? Good were carried across the Arab world by sea or overland by caravan. This was not the kind of caravan you might think of today. In medieval times, it was a collection of camels, sometimes hundreds of them, which carried goods. At the centre of the Islamic world was the city of Baghdad. By the start of the ninth century, Baghdad was the biggest city in the world. One of the reasons why Bagdad was so big was that it was centre for trade. Across Baghdad were a number of markets selling goods such as fruit and flowers, books, gold and many other items.
Task Two Imagine you are a Baghdad merchant buying and selling goods from across the world You want to advertise the goods that you have on offer Your task is to design a poster as a Baghdad merchant. Your poster… should show what you have for sale should stress that your trade links extend far and wide Use sources A and B and the map from the source sheet you have been given to help you create your poster Make sure that your poster contains as much historical detail as possible, but try to make it colourful and well presented too This should be finished for homework
Plenary Why did trade grow? Here are four reasons why trade and travel grew, with your neighbour can you link them together? Quran (Muslim holy book) encourages hospitality to travellers New more accurate maps drawn up People know more about the sea and deserts Use of Arabic language spreads Link the factors together on the plenary sheet you have been given
Quran (Muslim holy book) encourages hospitality to travellers