Which is the best prediction of what might have happened if the Berbers had kept fighting the Muslims?
Muslim rule would have spread more slowly in North Africa
Muslim merchants could trade with people in many different areas because. . .
Arabia was at a crossroads location
What can you infer about how the scholars at Corboda university influenced the spread of Islam?
They helped it by translating writings produced in the Muslim world.
What was the most important factor in the spread of Islam from the 600s to the 1600s?
conquering all the non-Muslims
The exchange of beliefs and customs between the Muslims and the people they conquered causes. . .
their cultures to blend
In what way did the practice of tolerance affect the Jewish people of Cordoba?
They were able to contribute to the city's cultural growth.
In what way were the effects of trade and tolerance on the Muslim world similar?
They both allowed other cultures to influence the Muslim world.
During Suleyman I's rule, the Ottoman Empire
took control of the Eastern Mediterranean and parts of Europe.
Which of the following best describes the Ottoman Empire between 1453 and 1566?
It greatly expanded its power and territories
"I am committed to this action; God and the Immaculate Imams are with me, and I fear no one." In the above passage, Esma'il is referring to his
decision to make Shiism the official religion of his empire
What was the most important difference between the Sunni and the Shia?
The Shia thought that caliphs had to be related to Muhammad
Which of the following best summarizes 'Abbas's influence on the Safavid economy?
He helped it by encouraging the manufacture of traditional products.
Which of the following best describes how the Ottoman Empire and the Mughal Empire were similar?
it greatly expanded its power and territory
Which of the following is true of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires?
They tried to expand their territory through warfare
Which of the following was the key reason the Mughal Empire collapsed?
Its tolerant religious policies were changed and the people revolted
In terms of importance to the spread of knowledge in the Islamic world, which would you rank first?
The scholars all understood Arabic
Who wrote a medical encyclopedia that was translated into Latin and widely used throughout Europe?
What significant geographical discovery did al-Idrisi make?
Land did not go all the way around the Indian Ocean
In what way did the mosques change as the Muslim world grew richer?
They became more elaborately decorated
Which of the following is true of Muslim art, architecture, and science?
They were all influenced in some way by the Muslim religion