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By: Sharon Westerholm LVHS. Contributions of SW Asia & North Africa. Keep in mind…. Many of these contributions did not come directly from Arabs or Muslims, Arabic was the “official language of learning”.

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By sharon westerholm lvhs

By: Sharon Westerholm

LVHS

Contributions of SW Asia & North Africa


Keep in mind

Keep in mind…

  • Many of these contributions did not come directly from Arabs or Muslims, Arabic was the “official language of learning”.

  • Rich heritage of intellectual thought includes contributions of many ethnicities & cultures of SW Asia & N. Africa.


Islamic empire

Islamic Empire

  • Flourished from 7th century to 13th century AD

  • Known as the “Arab age of Enlightenment”

  • Through trade, wars, & conquests other parts of the world were expose to the ideas and philosophy of the Arab world.


Contributions made to

Contributions made to…

  • Arts

  • Sciences (math, geography)

  • Literature

  • Medicines

  • Music

  • Food productions

  • Language

  • Cosmetics

  • Misc. items such as candy, checkers, bowling, beds, chairs, mirrors. Glass


More contributions

More contributions…

  • 3 major & lasting institutions strictly of Arab origin…”university, observatory, & hospital”.


Contributions of sw asia north africa

How?

  • Arabic scholars translated Greek, Persian & other scientific texts into Arabic

  • Combining this knowledge with Arab scientific inquiry of the times


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