Geography of the Byzantine and Muslim Empire-what continents and land forms?
asia and europe; pennisula
Why did the Byzatine capital survive?
Why did the church split in 2? What are the churches?
worshipping icons; greek orthodox and roman catholic
What is the code of Justinian?
a code of laws considered to be the most just of laws
Who were the Bedouins and what did they do for a living?
nomads; animal herders
Who was Muhammad, what was he, and where was he born?
a carravan; prophet; mecca?
What did muhammad believe and what did the meccans think of muhammad at first?
only one god; barbaric
Where did muhammad migrate to?
What are the 5 pillars of Islam and which is the most difficult?
faith prayer share fasting pilgramige; pilgramige
Which 2 religions in the Muslim Empire were tolerated?
Jeuism and Christianity
Wat restrictions did other religions impose?
major taxing and no carring weapons
What did these religions have in common?
Why did the Shiites and Sunnis split?
couldn't decid who should be the leader
What and when was the golden age of islam?
when islam reached it's hieght in muslim followers; 800-1100 ad
What was the major resource of the Muslim empire that helped scientists and artists thrivd one?
Who was Harun ar-Rashid?
he was a patron that helped artists and treated them well
What kind of writing was important to the Muslims?why?
poetry; the quaran is set in a poetic form
Byzantin and Muslim Empires