|Review list for quiz-Islam and the Arab Empire 600-1400
Sheikh Abbasid Dynasty
Kaaba Harun al-Rashid
Medina Seljuk Turks
Five Pillars slavery in Islamic society
Hijrah Role of women in Islamic society
Muslim Ibn Sina
Sunni and Shia minaret
Spread of Islam
Compare and contrast the Islamic Empires and their society to Medieval Europe. Which society, in your opinion, was more “advance?” Why?
Discuss the major contributions in science, math, astronomy, literature and architecture of the Umayyad and Abbasid Dynasties.
Describe the social structure, including the role of women and slaves in Islamic society.
Explain the basic tenants and beliefs of Muslims. How did Islam come to be? How did Muhammad spread his new found beliefs and how was it received? Explain the significance of both Mecca and Medina.