Mecca was connected to many global routes. In Document A three cities that are easy to reach by trade routes from Mecca are Yemen, Petra and Muscat. Mecca had South to North points for trade routes. In Document A it shows the Mecca was the trade center because it was the crossroads of the lucrative caravan trade. People are exposed to Islamic beliefs and embrace Islam’s message while trading with each
The Ghana Empire was the first of the three major West African empires, and made many great progresses during its reign. However, the most important contribution that the Ghana Empire made during its rule was the advancement in trade. Because of its fine decision making in the taxing of the goods and the able rulers, Ghana was able to successfully expand its territory and become a very prosperous Empire.
There was little known about Great Zimbabwe, but it’s being rediscovered. The Swahili Coast is a coastal area in Southeast Africa inhabited by the Swahili people. The Swahili society increased because of it Islamic merchants and trade goods they had at the time. They had obtained ivory, slaves, exotic local products, and gold.
The Europeans knew him as the Prince of Physicians which is a notable title. It is stated that his book was used for over 600 years. That is a big achievement for progressing Islamic culture in some reasons due to making Islam look like a strong religion in its early years. This also relates to economics because there was trading of many things during this time. Medicine being made was traded even the
Gabriel Cowart Mr. Snyder World Civ. 4 March 2018 Ancient technologies in Egypt In my personal opinion Ancient Egypt was of the most interesting of the civilizations that we started from. This is because of the mystery associated with Egypt and all the ways they innovated with technologies such as agriculture, beauty and such. The way Egyptians did things seemed different from others.
They exported golds, ivory, and spices (Hansen, Curtis, Isaiah 45:14; 60:6; Psalm 72:15). From creation, the land of Ethiopia, and the land of Havilah the son of Ethiopia-Cush were blessed by God with abundance of gold and precious stones, of which the bible talked about the topaz of Ethiopia and also said that the gold of the land of Ethiopian Havilah is good, and in the land was bdellium and the onyx stone (Job 28:19; Genesis 2:11-12). Topaz and onyx are beautiful precious stones, of which Lucifer was once covered with them in the Eden before iniquity was found in him (Ezekiel 28:12-15). And the bible also said in “Genesis chapter 2:11” that there is bdellium in the land of Havilah. Bdellium
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.
Carthage also had many gifted leaders and general like Hannibal, who lead their armies on conquests through the Mediterranean. These conquests yielded many new territories for the city but their primary wealth still came from there trade services. The growth of their economic strength was astounding as they acquire gold and silver from various nations in the region. One such nation was Spain. Spain would give the Carthage large sums of money for good from other countries.
Introduction - Human history is an intriguing subject. As humans evolved, developed and advanced, they began spreading their influence to furthers lands, in the quest of religion, power and wealth. Colonialism is the ideal example of such adventures that contributed to the importance of the nineteenth century and morphed society into what it is today. Colonialism lead to the advancements in technology, promoted trade and created power structures, however, it also lead to the majority of problems populations encounter, including poverty, racism, genocides, slavery and the destruction of cultures. Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart discusses the impacts of Colonialism in Africa, mainly cultural assimilation, using a religion reliant tribe as it
Ghana and Mali were two empires of ancient Africa that were built on the foundation of trade. Although it seems as if they are completely different, they do have some things in common. The ancient empire of Ghana had established strong regional trade links. They took control of the trade of gold and salt.
The Niger River was the life-blood of Mali, and was imperative to helping the empire become prosperous and dominant. Mali lay along the upper Niger River and the fertile soil helped Mali to grow, and allowed the people to control trade on the winding body of water. However, Mali’s rise to power began under a ruler named Sundiata. When Sundiata was a child, a despotic ruler conquered Mali, but then later as an adult Sundiata built up an army and won back his country’s independence. In the 1230’s he vanquished nearby kingdoms including Ghana.
People would wear them as necklaces or head ornaments. It was made of gold which was found in many places in Africa. Gold was also the most treasured material on earth. They are now signs of wealth and beauty. Anybody could have it if only they could afford it.
To conclude, military was the main reason for the spread of Islam. Between vast Muslim rule, The Pact, and the Muslims victory at the battle of Yarmouk, it is clear that the military set the pace for Islam’s rapid development and growth. In doing this Islam had overruled the majority of the middle east by
I will be writing about how the Early Islamic Empire expanded. Islam expanded by Muslims invading other territories. This helps them expand Islam because once they invade; they take charge, and expand. This information is from Document A. Another way they expanded Islam was that they joined forces.