Arabs. Heidi Smith & Rebecca Beals. Literature-Islam brought major changes to the culture of southwest Asia including its literature. One of the most familiar works of Middle Eastern literature is the Rubaiyat of khayyam.
One of the most familiar works of Middle Eastern literature is the Rubaiyat of khayyam.
Little is known of the life or the poetry of the twelfth-century Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer, Omar khayyam.
Art and Architecture-Islamic art is a blend of Arab, Turkish, and Persian
traditions. The mosque represent the sprit of Islam.
The most famous section of the Samarra mosque is its minaret.
One of the most famous mosques is the ninth-century mosque at Cordoba in Southern Spain.
Beginning in the eight century with the spectacular castles of Syria.
Most decoration on all forms of Islamic art consisted of Arabic letters, natural plants, and abstract figures.Civilization’s Cultural
The five pillars of Islam-
Belief-believing there is no deity but the One God, and Muhammand is his messenger
Prayer-Performing the prescribed prayers five times a day
Charity-Giving part of one’s wealth to the poor (“giving alms”)
Fasting-Refraining from food and dawn to sunset through the month of Ramadan
Pilgrimage-Making a pilgrimage to Makkah once in a lifetime
Some were Muslims and didn’t get alone with the Christians
The Islam only has one God, Allah