Lecture Outline Chapter 12

Lecture Outline Chapter 12 - Judge and Langdon Connections:...

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Judge and Langdon Connections: A World History Chapter 12: Religion and Diversity in the Transformation of Southern Asia, 711–1400 Lecture Outline Introduction The capture of an Arab ship near the mouth of the Indus River led to the Umayyad conquest of western India. The events were the first contact between Muslims and Hindus. I. Islam Expands Eastward A. Course and Consequences 1. Expansion into Persia, Afghanistan, and India 2. The Abbasids and Islam’s Golden Age 3. The challenges of unification 4. Competing religions in India 5. India’s influence II. Islamic Persia and the Abbasid Caliphate A. Persian Influences on Islamic Governance and Culture View Map Discovery: Trade Routes in the Medieval Islamic World on myhistorylab.com 1. A blended culture B. The Impact of Shi’ite Opposition 1. The Sunni-Shi’ite context 2. Opposition to Umayyad rule 3. The Abbasids in Persia C. The Rise of Baghdad 1. Strategic location III. Cosmopolitan Islam Read the document Baghdad: City of Wonders on myhistorylab.com A. Abbasid Governance 1. Continuity and reform B. Commerce and Culture in the Abbasid Caliphate Read the document Harun al-Rashid and the Zenith of the Caliphate on myhistorylab.com 1. Promotion of trade 2. Cultural renaissance 3. Innovation C. Sufis and Fundamentalists Read the document   Rabi’a al-’Adawiyya, “Brothers, my peace is in my aloneness” on myhistorylab.com 1. Sufi mysticism 2. Militant Islamic fundamentalism
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3. Intellectuals Read the document   Ibn Rushd (Averroës (12th c.) on myhistorylab.com IV. The Decline of the Abbasid Caliphate
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