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Abu Rayhan al-Biruni

http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Biographies/Al-Biruni.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Standards 7.2.6

Comments: Abu Rayhan al-Biruni, an 11th c. Persian scholar, was a scientist and physicist, an anthropologist, astronomer, chemist, critic of alchemy and astrology, historian, geographer, geologist, mathematician, physician, Islamic philosopher and Ash'ari Sunni theologian. He contributed greatly in all of these fields but unfortunately was little known in the West until much later. Standard 7.2.6

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 518

Archaeology of the Land of Israel

http://www.imj.org.il/eng/archaeology/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This Israel Museum site has information on the land of Israel including prehistory, the Chalcolithic Age, the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, the Persian Period, a history of the Hebrew script, the Second Temple Period: Hellenistic and early Roman archaeology, and Roman Republic and Empire archaeology. Standards 6.3.0, 6.7.6,7.1.3, and 7.2.0

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 284

California Landmarks by County

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Averroes

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Ibn-Rushd, known as Averroes in the West (11261198), was an Arab philosopher, physician, and polymath: a master of philosophy, theology, Maliki law and jurisprudence, astronomy, geography, mathematics, medicine, physics, psychology and science in medieval Spain. His school of philosophy is known as Averroism has been described as the founding father of secular thought in Western Europe. Standard 7.2.6 and 7.9.7

Comments: Wikipedia is not always the best source but this article has more references and is more clearly written that others on the Internet about Averroes.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 533

Caliphs from the Encyclopaedia of the Orient

http://i-cias.com/cgi-bin/eo-direct-frame.pl?http://i-cias.com/e.o/caliph.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is the history of the Caliphs with clickable links to every name in alphabetical order or a history in chronological order. Standards 7.2.3 and 7.2.4

Comments: Here is good information on Islam in general and each individual caliph in particular but ads are annoying.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 575

Early Muslim Age (538-1099 CE)

http://jeru.huji.ac.il/ee1.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site links to costumes, water systems, food and people, plus information on the early age of Islam. There is also a clickable timeline. Standard 7.2.2, 7.2.3 and 7.2.4

Comments: Great timeline and interesting information about the culture of the early Muslims

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1015

Hajj Information Center

http://www.islamicity.com/mosque/hajj/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a collection of links with information on the Hajj, many from CNN. The Muslim's holy pilgrimage is depicted in text, graphic representations, current photographs and newspaper articles. The developer of this site, Islamic City, is sponsored by a large group of Islamic and Middle Eastern organizations. Standard 7.2.2, 7.2.3 and 7.2.6

Comments: Includes direct links to other online resources with information about the Hajj.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1478

Ibn Battuta: The Greatest Traveler in the Middle Ages

http://www.crf-usa.org/bria/bria18_1.htm#Ibn

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This online issue of Bill of Rights in Action by the Constitutional Rights Foundation features the travels of Ibn Battuta, a medieval African. He traveled further and visited more countries than any other person in medieval times. His final journey took him to Mali, a Muslim empire in West Africa. This report of his travels reveals a vivid portrait of the Muslim world at its height. Standard 7.2.5, 7.4.3 and 7.4.4

Comments: There are discussion questions at the end of the article.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1662

Islamic & Arabic Arts & Architecture

http://www.islamicart.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site contains detailed information about Islamic arts, calligraphy, coins, historic events and oriental rugs. After researching, be sure to send a virtual card to a friend. Standard 7.2.6

Comments: Site developed by a non profit organization called Islamic Art and Architecture.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1774

Jerusalem in Old Maps and Views

http://www.israel-mfa.gov.il/mfa/go.asp?MFAH00jb0

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site by the Israeli Foreign Office outlines the history of Jerusalem through maps. There is limited presentation of historical Arab maps that suggests the perspective of the site developers. The index of clearly drawn modern maps provides a wealth of resources for teachers of the 20th century Middle East. Standards 6.3.0, 7.2.2, and 10.10.1

Comments: This site supports the importance of Jerusalem for any Middle East peace settlement. It is also available in Spanish and most of the maps can be enlarged for projection.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1814

Jerusalem Mosaic

http://jeru.huji.ac.il/open_screen2.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are several online tours of this ancient Middle East city around which so much conflict has arisen. Tours cover both historic and modern sites, with a bit of commentary about the places visited. Standard 6.3.0, 7.2.2, and 10.10.1

Comments: This site reinforces the importance of Jerusalem in any Middle East peace settlement.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1816

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