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Scientific and Cultural Contributions would help Muslims to I.M.P.R.O.V.E. knowledge

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Scientific and Cultural Contributions would help Muslims to I.M.P.R.O.V.E. knowledge

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  1. Scientific and Cultural Contributions would help Muslims to I.M.P.R.O.V.E. knowledge Contributions of Islamic Civlization

  2. Inclusion of Arabic alphabet in Muslim culture • Arabic Alphabet spreads with the religion and gives many people a common language. http://www.ursispaltenstein.ch/blog//images/uploads_1/art_of_the_arabic_book.jpg

  3. Mathematics like Arabic Numerals (from India) and Algebra • Muslims developed the concept of zero.

  4. Practice of modern medicine • Muslim medicine was about 500 years ahead of Europe. • Doctors had developed theories about germs and their understanding of anatomy was very accurate. http://www.unc.edu/student/orgs/cams/bringithome/bih.jpg

  5. Return to ancient texts that are translated into Arabic • Muslim scribes translated many ancient texts that Christians did not value. • Many say this helped to spark the Renaissance in Europe. http://www.rqad.leeds.ac.uk/Photos/paper.jpg

  6. Oh those universities!! • First universities are in the Middle East. University of Al Karaouine is the oldest university (859) Al-Azhar University, Egypt

  7. Very beautiful architecture (Dome of the Rock) and mosaics • Understanding of mathematics helped lead to beautiful architecture. • Since images of Muhammad and Allah were forbidden, they decorated with geometric shapes.

  8. Expansion of geographical knowledge • Geographers learned about climate patterns and location. http://static.flickr.com/38/124275488_4e02e1686e.jpg

  9. Reflection • Which contribution of Muslim culture do you think will be most valuable to Europeans in later years?