Ibn Sina was a very inspirational Muslim philosopher and physician of his time. He is even compared to Goethe and Leonardo da Vinci. Ibn Sina was born in 980 AD, and his father had political power because he was a governor. Sina’s childhood was great because his father’s position and he had many accomplishments as a young boy. It is stated he memorized the whole Quran at a young age; in addition, there was much more to his accomplishments.
One of the main ways to encourage this growth is through the use of of art and architecture and Romanesque art is one of the most known. During this period architectural creation grew abundant and attracted many worldwide to make pilgrimages and see for themselves. Christians were especially enticed by the building of places such as St. Peter 's Basilica in Rome or St. James ' in Spain. These churches were not only architecturally significant but also
The Ottoman empire was formed in the area known as modern day Turkey by Turkic warrior groups in the early 1300s, and it lasted until after World War I in the 1920s. The Ottoman Empire’s continued success through the Early Modern Era and after is attributed to the empire’s strong military, vast amount of territory, mastery of advanced technology, and incorporation of diverse cultures. INTRODUCE TOPIC. Mehmed II’s introduction of military and technology advancements allowed the Ottoman empire to use conquest to spread its authority and control, ultimately establishing the empire’s success and power in the Early Modern Era. SUMMARIZE EVIDENCE.
The Assyrians formed militarism, had an empire reach from Persian gulf to the Nile river, and this lead to the first universal empired formed. The Persians spanned countless lands from Persian gulf to Nile river, and started a new language for people. Some might ask what’s the relevance of the Western Civilization towards religion ? In my opinion it plays a big role because churches lead to social service. This brings Art, Philosophy and science into the civilization.
Lewis lived from 1898 to 1963 in Oxford. (Hamilton 2003) In his time he influenced many people to convert their religion, change their lives around and to simply pick up a book and read it for fun. In the time of Clive Staples life, he won many different awards, including the Carnegie medal, which is one of the most outstanding awards given to authors. Clive Staples is very well known for his strong faith in God, which later led him to write the chronicles of Narnia series. The time period of Lewis had a great impact on the way he wrote the things he did.
As Islam is one of the most widely spread religions, it has taken its fine culture and art to places such as Europe and Africa and have played a great role in influencing their culture. The Sheikh Zayed Mosque Abu Dhabi is one such mosque which is open to non-Muslim faith as well, and many people have described it as a wonder piece for its architecture alone. Each Mosque around the world carries its own charm and elegance, although the Muslims only would be able to tell you more about the stunning and breath-taking interiors. We have listed some of the beautiful Islamic architecture below that will make you awe at the very sight of this beautiful masterpieces. 1.
It is a combination of details from various styles such as, Spanish Baroque, Moorish Revival, Churrigueresque; which is a Spanish approach of architectural decoration on the façade of buildings. It aroused in San Diego, during the Panama-California Exposition 1915 by architect Bertram Goodhue. The exposition took place in Balboa Park, and Goodhue was the lead architect, taking over from Irving Gill, with Carleton Winslow Sr. and Lloyd Wright. it became “Known for its sculptured fantasy buildings, which helped to popularize the Spanish Colonial Revival style for many decades” (Marshall, 2007) . The Spanish Colonial Revival had two phases, one before the exposition which was called Mission Revival, and another one which first appeared during the exposition in Balboa
Western Civilization is what resulted after many cultures came together and mixed which later spread around Europe and America. Rome and Greece are the main cultures that achieved major goals while developing. Throughout history, the Roman Empire, as well as Greece, was able to develop many cultural ideas that influenced today’s way of thinking. Among all of those ideas, the ones of science, government, mathematics, literature, and others, are the baseline of cultural diversity.
Roman Innovations in Structural Engineering Introduction The ancient Romans incorporated many building techniques from other Mediterranean cultures, including the arch of the Etruscans and the practice of mixing lime with sand to create a stronger mortar mix (Ambler, n.d.). With a willingness to experiment and a strong drive towards civil engineering and innovation the Romans were able to expand the possibilities of architecture to unimaginable accomplishments. Grand monuments that still stand today as a testament to the abilities of Roman ingenuity. Discussion From the Etruscans the Romans learned how to build using an arch, prior to this the post and lintel system was used. The post and lintel system is very common even today; a horizontal
The main characteristics of this civilization will be outlined and explained on what made this a great and lasting civilization that is still talked about to this day. All ancient civilizations have contributed to our modern society and are all well worth studying, however,
For 700 years the Roman Empire was in control of Spain which assisted in making the structures in their area as stated by Ryan Howland. Spain 's history dates back 100s of years. Spain is one of the best places to visit the Roman ruins because of the many Roman structures built in Spain, and the fact that it controlled the Roman empire for 700 years, Spain has also spent time in preserving the ruins. According to Julie Kellogg Toledo ( a city in Spain) boasts a plethora of churches, synagogues, mosques, convents, and palaces. They also built amphitheaters that provided entertainment for the Romans at the time.
The civilizations that flourished in Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Palestine were located in river valleys or along the Mediterranean coast. These civilizations developed highly complex cultures that shared many common characteristics. Egyptians were a very advanced civilization due to their inventions and technology. The Old Kingdom, which first began in 2650 B.C as stated in the timeline of Document 1, was defined by its many great pyramids and monuments. From there on in the ancient Egyptian timeline, Egyptians surpassed other civilizations through their many remarkable advancements and achievements.
Islamic Spain was a multicultural mixture of the peoples of three monotheistic religions: Muslims, Christians and Jews. Although Christians and Jews lived under restrictions, for much of the time the three groups managed to get along, and to some extent, to benefit from the presence of others. It brought a level of civilization to Europe that was comparable to the heights of the Roman Empire and the Italian Renaissance. In 711 Muslim forces invaded Spain, and in seven years conquered the Iberian Peninsula. It became one of the great Muslim civilizations, reaching its apogee with the Umayyad caliphate of Cordoba in the 10th century.
Muslims the people of Islam, have inherited of their culture from Greece, Rome, and India, as well as from those that they have conquered. The Muslims have great tolerance for those that they conquered and because of this they were able to advance scholarship to its highest level, in several areas. As a result of this, the achievements that the Muslims have achieved stand out, and have a long lasting impact on the cultures of our world today. Islam has achieved many incredible feats, in various subjects, in literature and art, math, science and in the medical field. Some of the great achievements in the literature and art field that the Muslims have accomplished include, having a boasting "37 libraries, numberless bookstores, [and] 800
Michelangelo was one of the most influential and significant people that lived during the Renaissance period. The Renaissance, meaning 'rebirth ', was a significant time in European history that existed between the 14th and the 16th century. It was a time that led to development and change in literature, arts, architecture and philosophy. Michelangelo was very fortunate to live in this period as it brought him great success, especially in art and architecture. Not only did he learn from this new way of thinking, but as he progressed in his career, he also had and still has, a major influence on many other artists, worldwide.