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What are the advantages/disadvantages of the location of the capital (Rome)? Why would Hannibal be able to surprise the Romans with his attack? Rome fights in 3 Punic Wars to defeat Carthage. Why is this important?
Cultural Advancements of the Muslim World Trade Education Religion Architecture
Trade The Muslim Trade Network connected the Silk Roads of China and India with Europe and Africa Muslims needed a single language (Arabic) and a single currency to trade. Banks set up credit that could be exchanged for cash throughout Muslim lands
Education Arabic - common, unifying language House of Wisdom in Baghdad – combination library, academy and translation center. – Scholars of different cultures and beliefs worked side by side – Muslim scholars used the knowledge of Greek, Indian and Arab traditions. Made advancements in Math, Science, Art, Literature and Philosophy
Religion Islam was spread from China to Spain Islam and Arabic language - Uniting factor of the regions, caliphates and empires Advancements were able to flourish for centuries
Muslim Conquests Muslims practiced religious tolerance for Jewish and Christian faith (“people of the book”) as long as they paid their taxes
Architecture Cities throughout Muslim World founded or expanded (Cordoba, Cairo, Damascus, Jerusalem, Baghdad) The Blue Mosque in Istanbul, and the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem are some of the best examples of Islamic architecture