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    The House of Wisdom is located in Baghdad and it was a major intellectual center during the Islamic Golden Age. Additionally, it was a key institution in the Translation Movement. During the Translation Movement, Greek classics were translated into Arabic. The House of Wisdom was founded by Caliph Harun al-Rashid and culminated under his son, al-Ma’mun. Another name for the House of Wisdom is, Bayt al-Hikma. The House of Wisdom is a combination of a library, academy, and translation center. Scholars of different cultures and beliefs worked together translating texts from Greece, India, Persia, and more into Arabic. Both Umayyads and Abbasids encouraged scholars to collect and translate scientific and philosophical texts. The scholars at the…

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    there were two Islamic golden ages. The first Golden Age was from about the 7th century to the 11th century. This Golden Age was society integrated in all dimensions, political, social, and moral, under the aegis of Islam. (Lapidus 14). The second Golden Age was from the 11th century to the 13h century. This Golden Age society was divided between the state and religious institutions and differentiated political and religious elites (Lapidus 13). While Muhammad was not a big influence to start…

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    Rise Of Islam

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    Throughout history Islam had an impactful effect on shaping the world for what it is today. Most people in the newer generations are uneducated about Islam and the extensive historical significance behind it. Between the mid eighth century till 13th century the Muslim world was an extensive part of development for society at that time, which became to be know as the Golden Age of Islam. The rise of Islam led to several advancements in society being important for world history. From the spread of…

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    Although technically not invented in the Golden Age of Islamic Culture, the Astrolabe developed its full potential of varying uses during such time. Although no models are known to survive, it is believed that the astrolabe was first developed by the Greek in around 150 BCE. The evidence to support this comes in the form of documented use by the famous astronomer Hipparchus who had used this device to help create a 2D representation of a 3D sky. Moreover, it wasn't until the growing scholarly…

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    Ibn al-Haytham was born in Basra in 354 AH / 965 AD in the period were considered Islamic Golden Age, and historians disagree whether of Arab origin or Persian. Also known by the Latinization Alhazen or Alhacen. Ibn al-Haytham began to receive science, during that period he spent in Basra, where he read many of the books of the Islamic faith and scientific books. That era was booming in various sciences of mathematics and astronomy, medicine, etc., there are embarked on the study of engineering…

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    The two most intertwined civilizations in history is Islam and the west. In fourth century B.C. Alexander the great conquered Asia Minor and founded Alexandria. He was able to migrate Greek philosophy and science into that part of the world. Muslim philosophy was a major influence on western thought. On the subject of astronomy Muslims used the Greek tradition. They also used the knowledge from the Persians and Indians. From the late ninth century to the twelfth the Islamic influence on Western…

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    During this article, the authors tell us about two different partnerships people need to be aware of when working in an inclusive school. An inclusive school is just a school where children with disabilities are educated along with children that does not have disabilities. The first partnership is between the people who work at the school and the families of the students at the school. The second partnership is among the school staff and the members of the community. According to the authors,…

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    The Abbasid Revolution

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    Islamic civilization has started first with the Prophet Muhammed (S.A.A.W) in about AD 570-632. The Islamic civilization has effectively influenced and made grounds to today’s world culture, in various fields such as science, architecture, medicine, mathematics, art and literature. The most effective and prosperous period of the Islamic Civilization era started form the 8th to 13th century and it is called the Golden era of History. The Golden era was during the Abbasid Caliph historical…

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    Since the beginning of Islam in 622, Muhammed created the religion that would grow and flourish into the most successful and powerful empire in its era. Throughout history, historians have witnessed the rise of many powerful and brutal other empires including the Byzantines and the Romans, none of which are comparable to the extent of the Islamic Empire. Muhammed established an empire that never crumbled to pieces like the Byzantines and Romans did, given that the Islamic empire still thrives…

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    The Crusades were a Religious military conflict between Christian and Islamic forces for control of the holy lands. Though there was multiple crusades I will be only looking at the first crusades which lasted from 1095-1100. I will be looking to see if the crusades, even though very deadly wars, Benefited the world as a whole from the more connected world that would become after the crusades. The crusades when launched in 1095 by Pope Urban to stop the Muslim expansion into the Byzantine…

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