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Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_ibn_M%C5%ABs%C4%81_al-Khw%C4%81rizm%C4%AB

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This well-researched Wikipedia article on Al-Khwarizmi provides information about this medieval Muslim scholar who is credited with founding algebra. The article includes pictures of documents, links to more information, and an excellent bibliography. Standards 7.2.6

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 656

Muslim Scientists, Mathematicians and Astronomers

http://cyberistan.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are historical biographies providing detailed information on early Muslim scholars including biographies of Ibn Khaldun and Ibn Sina. The site is maintained by Dr. A Zahoor and has links to Muslim religious materials. Standard 7.2.6

Comments: This is a valuable resource for information that is difficult to find.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2224

Recipes from the Eastern Mediterranean

http://www.arabicnews.com/recipes/recipes.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are great recipes to use in the classroom when studying about Greece or the Middle East. Standard 6.4.0, 7.2.1 and 7.2.0

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2598

Suleyman Miniatures

http://www.ee.bilkent.edu.tr/~history/ottoman2.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has six great pictures from the time of Suleyman. Click on the map of Galata and Constantinople for a great graphic picture of the city at the time of its fall. Standard 7.2.4, and 7.6.6

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2878

Tentmakers of Cairo

http://almashriq.hiof.no/egypt/600.technology/670/677/cairo_tentmakers/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a wonderfully rich magazine article from Aramco World that traces the history, techniques and customs of Egyptian tentmaking. Standard 7.2.0

Comments: Although this article focuses on the larger pavillion tents of Egypt there are great connections to the use of tents by a variety of desert dwellers.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2944

The Golden Age

http://www.islamicity.org/mosque/ihame/Sec7.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Explore these pages to find good information on the Golden Age of Islam with some pictures and lots of text. There is lots of information about the later time period of the Islamic Empire. Standard 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.6, 7.6.6 and 7.6.9

Comments: There are links to other periods of history such as the Ottom period.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3014

The Islamic World to 1600

http://www.ucalgary.ca/applied_history/tutor/islam/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a multimedia tutorial on Islamic history that has links to these topics: Early Islam, The First Islamic Dynasty, The Rise of Great Islamic Empires, and The Arts, Learning and Knowledge. Standard 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.4 7.2.5, and 7.2.6

Comments: This site was created by the Applied History Reserarch Group for the University of Calgary.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3040

Three Religions: One God

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/themes/religion/index.html#history_of_judaism

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Three of the world's major religions -- the monotheist traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam -- were all born in the Middle East and are all inextricably linked to one another. While there have been differences among these religions, there was a rich cultural interchange between Jews, Christians, and Muslims that took place in Islamic Spain and other places over centuries. This site has historical information, a description of basic beliefs, and a discussion of cultural influences in each religion. Standard 6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.7.6, 7.1.1, 7.2.2 and 7.2.3

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3792

Brief Chronology of Muslim History

http://www.usc.edu/dept/MSA/history/chronology/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This page is organized by century. Click on a specific century for a year by year description of events in the history of Islam. Standards 7.2.2, 7.2.3, 7.2.5, 7.6.9, 10.10.2

Comments: Helpful information, but no links from the event to other information

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 439

Essentials of Islam

http://regentsprep.org/Regents/global/themes/beliefsystems/islam.cfm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site by the New York State High School Regents Exam Prep Center briefly outlines the basic beliefs of Islam. Standard 7.2.2

Comments: There are links to locations with more information about Islam.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1117

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