CHAPTER 26 Section 3. By Laura M. Period 3 Updated by Mr.Dougherty. Patterns of Life. What were the main patterns of life in the middle east? What was the typical middle eastern city like? What roles did women have in Islam?. Village Life (:. Most people grew up by sources of water.
By Laura M.
Updated by Mr.Dougherty
A Bedouin father and son in Saudi Arabia. Bedouins, who comprise about 10% of the country's population, are a nomadic people whose livelihood is based on animal husbandry. Their wandering cycles are determined by the grazing needs of their camels, sheep, and goats. In recent years, many Bedouins have settled in towns and cities.
Bedouins on the move with highly burdened camels and sheep
A Bedouin camp in the desert, showing moveable huts of staves and matting of palm leaves