Islamic Golden Age
What is the best definition of a golden age?
a period of great prosperity
a time when gold was used to make weapons and tools
a peaceful, happy time in history
a time during which a society or culture is at its peak
In the 9th century, the Islamic Empire covered an even greater area than the Roman Empire. True or False?
In 827, a team of Islamic mathematicians and astronomers were at work in the desert of northwestern Iraq. What were they hoping to accomplish?
to produce an accurate map of the world
to study the animals in the desert
to discover new trade routes
to study characteristics of the desert environment
Contemporary calculations have proven the accuracy of Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi's calculations of what?
the circumference of the sun
the circumference of the earth
the distance between Baghdad and Cordoba
During the Islamic Golden Age, the largest Christian libraries held more books than the royal library in Cordoba, Spain. True or False?
Islam opened the door to the exchange of ideas from East to West. True or False?
There are 6 questions to complete.