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1 Muslim Empire Lesson 3 Golden Age

2 Agenda Essential Question – What are the legacies of the Muslim Golden Age? Goals - Students will be able to list the achievements of the Golden Age of Islam Tasks – Please Do Now: Art Pre Analysis Worksheet-Left Column – Clear desks/phones for Map Quiz – Power Point Presentation of Golden Age – Post Analysis – Empire of Faith Part 2 Homework – Section 11.2 Two-column notes & Guided Reading due lesson 4

3 Type of Source: Is it a document, artifact, or piece of art? Primary or secondary source? Description: What do you see? Date, creator, intended audience, purpose: Provide an educated guess with reasons why you think this way, ie, evidence from your observation. What question(s) are you left with?

4 Abbassids – Overthrew Umayyads in 750 by murdering all of them at a dinner banquet – Created central bureaucracy to govern – Moved capital to Baghdad, Iraq – Caliph Harun al-Rashid “City of Peace” - Baghdad’s circular design Golden Age of Islam

5 Abbassid Decline – Fragmented into independent dynasties – External threats from Turks & Mongols European Christian Crusaders – 1099 Siege on Jerusalem Islam remained a strong unifier

6 Abbassid Decline

7 Golden Age 700s-1200s Islam absorbed traditions from many cultures resulting in a vital new civilization – International trade network Paper/books Arabic numerals Sugar Banks with sakks (checks) – People united by religion and language – Acceptance of all people

8 Golden Age 700s-1200s Manufacturing Guilds – Regulated prices, weights, and measures – Determined methods of production and quality control – Steel swords, leather goods, cotton textiles, carpets, glassware, furniture, tapestries

9 Golden Age Agriculture Massive irrigation projects Drained swamplands Grain, olives, dates, sugar cane, cotton, dyes, herbs, fruits, vegetables, flowers Nomadic herding in the desert

10 Golden Age Art Islam prohibited the worship of idols - art could not include representations of Allah or humans Abstract and geometric patterns Calligraphy using Quran text Quran frontspieces

11 Golden Age Architecture Adapted Byzantine buildings to include – Large domes – Minarets – Courtyards with fountains and gardens Intricate plaster work The Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem Mosque of Samarra, Iraq

12 Golden Age Literature Poetry – Al-Adawiyya – Sufi poet – Firdawsi – Persian poet, The Book of Kings – Khayyam – The Rubaiyat The Thousand and One Nights Miniature for The Rubaiyat

13 Rethink the following and fill in the right column… Date, creator, intended audience, purpose: Provide an educated guess with reasons why you think this way, ie, evidence from your observation. What question(s) are you left with?

14 PBS Empire of Faith

15 Homework – Read section 11.2 ( ) Take notes & complete Guided Reading (GR) due lesson 4


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