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Which of the following empires was inspired by its status as an Islamic outpost on the border of the Christian world?
The Ottoman institution that provided Balkan slaves for the formation of the Janissaries was the
Suleyman the Magnificent won his greatest victory and killed the king of Hungary at the battle of
Khayr al-Din Barbarossa Pasha was
the admiral who carried Ottoman naval power into the Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean
Central to the belief of Twelver Shiism was the idea that
the twelfth infallible imam was still alive and would return to spread his faith.
Zahir al-Din Muhammad's main inspiration for conquering India was
o win fame and conquer territory like his ancestor Chinggis Khan
The founder of the Mughal dynasty, and a descendant of Chinggis Khan and Tamerlane, was
Zahir al-Din Muhammad.
Akbar's answer to the religious diversity and tension of India was to
create a syncretic religion called the "divine faith" that all could worship.
The Mughal emperor Aurangzeb
reversed the religious toleration of Akbar and began to tax the Hindus.
The steppe tradition that caused the greatest problem for the Islamic empires
was the bloody competition among heirs to the throne.
In the three hundred years after 1500, the population of India grew from 105 million to
To create a favorable environment for trade, Shah Abbas allowed Christian monastic orders to set up missions in what city?
Suleyman the Magnificent called on Sinan Pasha to
create the religious complex known as the Suleymaniye.
The Ottomans took the Byzantine cathedral Hagia Sofia and
converted it into the mosque of Aya Sofya.
Shah Jahan was unable to finish the construction of the Taj Mahal because
he was overthrown by his son Aurangzeb
Which of the following factors was not one of the reasons for the decline of the Islamic empires?
a collapse in the centuries-old civil service examination system
Akbar's tolerant religious policies were criticized by the conservative religious leader
Shaykh Ahmad Sirhindi.
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