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Test Corrections 7, 8, 12 4.) Why were the practices of seclusion and veiling seen as essential in Islamic society? Student Answer – “B”: Veiling allowed women to hide their identities and to avoid the rash of dynastic strife Correct Answer – “D”: Women were believed to be possessed of insatiable lust from which men had to be protected Proof – “” 5.) What was the impact of the Seljuk conquest of Baghdad on the Abbasid Empire? Student Answer – “C”: It left them unprepared to deal with the Mongols Correct Answer – “B”: It actually restored the ability of the empire to meet the challenges of Egypt and the Byzantine Empire. Proof – “The Seljuks were staunch Sunni who purged the Shi’a. For a time, Seljuk military power restored the diminished caliphate. Egyptians and Byzantines were defeated, the latter success opening Anatolia, the nucleus of the later Ottoman Empire, to settlement by Turkic nomads.” 6.) What was the impact of the Crusades on the Christian West? Student Answer – “B”: Christians adopted military techniques, words, scientific learning, and Arabic numerals among other things Correct Answer – “C”: The crusades led an extension of Feudalism Proof – “The Crusades had an important effect on the Christian world through intensifying the existing European borrowing from the more sophisticated technology, architecture, medicine, mathematics, science, and general culture of Muslim civilization.” 7.) What was the impact of the Crusades on Islam? Student Answer – “A”: The Muslims adopted military techniques, words, scientific knowledge among other things from the West Correct Answer – “B”: There was minimal western impact on Islam Proof – “Muslim peoples were little interested in European civilization.” 8.) What was the trend of urbanization during much of the Abbasid Empire? Student Answer – “A”: Because the Abbasids abandoned Baghdad for other capitals, cities within the empire tended to wither and die Correct Answer – “B”: Towns established in the early years of the dynasty were able to hold their own, but there was little growth Proof – “The political and social turmoil of late Abbasid times did not prevent Muslim thinkers and craftsmen, in states from Spain to Persia, from producing one of the great ages of human creativity. Rapid urban growth and its associated prosperity persisted until late in the Abbasid era.” 9.) Which of the following statements concerning Sufi movement within Islam is most accurate? Student Answer – “C”: The Sufi movement incorporated mysticism with a
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