Islamic Cultural Achievments (Science Astronomy Geography Medicine…
Islamic Cultural Achievments
Science Astronomy Geography Medicine
Medicine have advanced In medicine. They used Greek and Indian knowledge.
A doctor in Baghdad figured out how to treat smallpox and another in the west wrote a medical encyclopedia.
In Europe it was used till the 1600's and is a famous book,in medicine.
A pharmacy school
Muslim cities had observed where people could study the moon,sun,and stars this helped scientists understand time and make clocks.
The astrolabe had been used to chart the location of the stars,time of day,and location.
They combined Greek and Indian knowledge for medicine. They also had a pharmacy school.
In the 800's they used Indian Number System. And Greek science of Math.
A mathematician used these ideas and made two important books involving Algebra in one story and Number System in the other.
Literature and Arts
Poetry plays a big part with muslims.
Calligraphy is decorative writing.
Minaret is a narrow tower were muslims pray.
Patrons are sponsors
There was a story "Thousand and One Night."
Muslim Doctors and scientists studied Ancient Greek Philosophy.
Other people focused on spiritual issues leading to a movement called Sufism.
Sufism has attracted many followers to Islam.