Flash Cards SS Mains 2

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Textile
woven fabric
Golden Age
An era of success and progress;
usually a peak era of
innovation
Arabic numerals
like a rug
0,1,2,3,4… numbers that
moved to Europe via the Arab
world from the area now
known as India
Calligraphy
form of artistic writing
Souk
marketplace
Observatories
building used for viewing and
studying stars/constellations
Silk Road
a route used for trading
between the Middle East and
China
Caravan
A group of travelers/ merchants
travelling in the same direction
Sultan
The leader of a Muslim country.
Janissaries
elite fighting (soldiers) formed the
Ottoman Sultan's troops and
bodyguard
Two religions that diffused due to
the Silk Road
Buddhism
Islam (Muslim)
SW Asia
Controlled by Arab Muslims
Mehmed II
Ottoman sultan
Suleiman
Belief in one God
ie Christianity and Islam
Conquered Constantinople
around 1453
Ottoman Sultan
Known as “law giver
overseeing the "Golden" age of
the Ottoman Empire
Monotheism
Belief in many Gods
ie Hinduism
Shah
Polytheism
King
the monarch of the Persian
Empire; Persian king
Persia
a name for the region where
modern day Iran currently exists
Arabian Peninsula
Contains the countries of Iraq,
Saudi Arabia, United Arab
Emirates
Sultan
The leader of a Muslim country.
Janissaries
elite fighting (soldiers) formed the
Ottoman Sultan's troops and
bodyguard
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