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Non-European Civilization Study - Baghdad

What we will be learning:


A non-European society that provides contrasts with British history – one study chosen from: early Islamic civilization, including a study of Baghdad c. AD 900; 


Here, the children will explore the similarites and differences between civilisations; explore the developments of academic knowledge through the House of Wisdom; identify the impact of the society in the present and consider the follies of mankind in cultural, polictial and economic means.

Baghdad in 900AD, the golden age of Islam | History - Lost Lands

Suitable for teaching 7-11s. The fourth of seven films introducing life in ancient civilisations. Ali lives in the most advanced city in the world: Baghdad.

Invention & Innovation in Baghdad 900AD | History of Early Civilisations | BBC Teach

Through this popular reality TV parody, children gain an insight into early Islamic inventions.

House of Wisdom

Look at the achievements and inventions that made Baghdad the centre of the educational world.