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S: THAILAND 2012

FC: Islam 600-1000 CE

2: The beauty of Islam is so amazing.

4: This Islamic piece of art is truly stunning to look at.

5: The design is so elaborate the way the light hits it.

6: ART

9: This is arabesque. Arebesque is a form of artistic design.

10: ISLAMIC CALLIGRAPHY

11: Islamic calligraphy is also known as Arabic calligraphy and is the practice of handwriting, and or extension of handwriting.

12: ARCHITECTURE

14: Dome of the rock is a shrine located in the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem

15: DOME OF THE ROCK

16: The House of Wisdom was a library and translation institute.

17: Walt Whitman | The Islamic minarets were a distinctive architectural feature of Islamic mosques

19: HIGHER EDUCATION

20: The Universities taught mainly Science and Algebra

22: MATH

25: They are descended from the Hindu-Arabic numeral system developed by Indian mathematicians, in which a sequence of digits such as "975" is read as a numeral.

27: Al- Khawarizmi was born in an area called Khwarism in the year 780, east of the Caspian Sea. In Baghdad, an important center of Islamic learning, Al-Kharizmi (whose Latin name is Algorithmi) wrote accounts numbers in decimal units introduced from India and encouraged their use in all calculations. His books include one titled "Al-Khwarizmi on the Numerals of the Indians" that did much to extend the use of these symbol throughout the Western world.

29: SCIENCE

30: The spread of Islam, from its heartland in the Middle East and North Africa to India and Southeast Asia, revealed the power of the religion and its commercial and sometimes military attributes.

31: The emergence of Islamic medicine came about through the interactions of the indigenous Arab tradition with foreign influences

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