Life in the Islamic World by: billie raye colvin

MOSQUE:

A mosque is a Muslim house of worship.

Muslim cities generally had narrow streets separating closely packed buildings. The main buildings were mosques and palaces.

Bazaar:

A marketplace

The word "bazaar" is Persian and refers to the public market district in a town.

Astrolabe:

A tool that helps sailors navigate by the positions of the stars.

Islamic civilization made important contributions to science, learning, and philosophy. This astrolabe advanced the Greek invention

Minarets:

The tower of a mosque from which Muslims are called to prayer.

It took Shah Jahan's workers and craftsmen more than 20 years to build the Taj Mahal.

Omar Khayyam- known for his poetry- was also a mathematician, philosopher, and astronomer.

To confirm is to prove that something is true; to remove debut.

Credits:

Created with images by maxos_dim - "mosque arabian white" • LoggaWiggler - "taj mahal mausoleum agra" • tinou bao - "Mosque" • ahnssoni - "spice this spearheaded the home bazaar market" • skeeze - "spices market bazaar" • kamshots - "Molavi Bazaar" • docoverachiever - "Astrolabe Sphere" • austinevan - "Astrolabe, 18th century" • Stew Dean - "Background: Astrolabe 1" • tunaolger - "cami minaret turkey" • Habeeb MD - "Minarets" • maitesan - "taj mahal india travel" • Sean MacEntee - "That's a wrap"

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