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HH205—Western Civilization to 1776 Quiz 5 – pp. 283-327 At-Home, Open-Book Quiz 1. What factors lay behind the political disintegration of the Muslim world during the 9th and 10th centuries C.E.? A.ethnic tensions and regional hostilities B.religious disputes between Sunnis and Shi'ites C.the religious and political equality stressed by Islam itself D.all of the above 2. Rates of literacy on the part of ordinary people in the Muslim world around the year 1000 are most closely comparable to those in 3. Sexual relations within upper-class Muslim society around the year 1000 differed from classical Greek and Roman patterns because A.Muslims abhorred homosexuality, whereas Greeks and Romans did not B.Muslim men had sexual access to slaves and concubines, whereas Greeks and Romans did not C.women were highly valued in Muslim society, whereas they were not in Greece or Rome D.Muslim men were permitted to have more than one wife, whereas Greek and Roman men were not 4. Philosophy and natural science in the Muslim world of the 10th, 11th, and 12th centuries C.E. were A.separate areas of study, carried out by different scholars. B.both opposed by religious authorities, and so they declined. C.related areas of study, both carried on by faylasufs. D.rather primitive in comparison to Byzantine science and philosophy at the same date. 5. Muslim art is most strikingly different from the Byzantine, Persian, and Hellenistic models upon which it drew 6. The economy of the Islamic Mediterranean world in the period from 900 to 1200 was
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