Presentation on theme: "The Golden Age of Islamic Culture Key terms: Key terms: Golden Age Islamic Advances in Science and Mathematics Mosques Geometric Designs."— Presentation transcript:
The Golden Age of Islamic Culture Key terms: Key terms: Golden Age Islamic Advances in Science and Mathematics Mosques Geometric Designs
A golden age is a time of peace, prosperity, and great cultural achievements.
Golden Age Many cultures experienced golden ages the Greeks the Greeks the Romans with the Pax Romana The Gupta Empire in India. An Islamic golden age occurred during the Abbasid dynasty
Islam spread through conquest and trade. The Abbasid dynasty ruled a vast empire.
The Islamic Golden Age During the Islamic golden age, there were great advances in mathematics, medicine, architecture, and the arts. under the Abbasids, Islam became a blending of many cultures
Islamic artists frequently used geometric designs in their works of art.
Muslim rulers built beautiful mosques. A mosque is an Islamic house of worship.
E. Napp Muslim doctors learned how to diagnose diseases like smallpox and measles.
Muslim doctors discovered that blood moves to and from the heart.
Muslims borrowed the concept of zero from India and developed Arabic numerals.
Muslim mathematicians also made advances in algebra and geometry.
While much of Islamic literature was based on the Qur’an, stories like Aladdin were popular too.
The vast Abbasid trading network encouraged cultural diffusion.
Closure 1.What is a Golden age? 2.What are some empire that reached a Golden Age? 3.What did Islamic art look like? 4.What book tells stories about Islam? 5.In 3-4 sentences tell me what Muslims made advancements in?
Questions for Reflection: What is a golden age? List three cultures that experienced golden ages. Why did Islamic civilization experience a golden age? What is a mosque? Why did Islamic artists rely on geometric designs?