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Chapter 6-8




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English Compare and contrast 5 laws from the Jewish Old Testament (first covenant) and 5 laws from the Koran.
Art Calligraphy was important in both Christian and Islamic texts. In both beliefs, it was frequently considered a way of meditation and worship. Find images of both Christian and Islamic illuminated manuscripts and compare and contrast the two. Tell me why the artists would spend the time to do that type of lettering & decoration.
Math Explain 3 contributions of Islamic & Arabic culture to mathematics.
Science The temple of Herod in Jerusalem enlarged the temple previously on the site. In building, the architects found that the expansion had to cope with several landscape problems. Explain the problems and tell me their solutions.
Misc. Explain the history of the tradition of the Menorah.


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