These sites contain resources about Ancient Arabia, Islam, and Muslim Caliphate. Here are many video clips, maps, images, and other activities that can be used in classroom teaching. Includes links to eThemes Resources on the religion of Islam and the Crusades.
Fact Monster: Arabia
Here is an introduction of Arabia. Students can learn Arabia geography, history, people, and economy.
Fact Monster: Caliphate
Learn the concept of "Caliphate" and its origin.
PBS: Ubar: The Lost City of Arabia
This site is about how archaeologist found the lost city of Arabia --"Unbar". Here are interview transcripts, photos of ancient artifacts, and relevant links to other resources. Click on "Desert Find", here is an interactive activity of how to find fabled legendary lost city of Arabia.
Map of Ancient Arabia
Here is a map of Ancient Arabia.
PBS: Frontline: Muslim
Watch video clips to see interviews with different people's perspectives on Islam's worldwide resurgence.
Britannica: Arabian Religion Sources of Modern Knowledge
This page is about Arabian religions and religion conventions.
Ancient South Arabian
This site displays many images of Ancient South Arabian inscriptions in Baynun.
Islamic History in Arabia and Middle East
Look at the crusades, their accomplishments, and outcomes from an Arabic point of view.
eThemes Resource: World Religions: Islam
These websites are about the Islam. There is historical information about the prophet Muhammad and his life, the founding and spread of Islam, time lines, maps, and videos.
Learn about Muslim communities throughout the world today. Included are five related eThemes on countries that are predominantly Muslim.
eThemes Resource: The Crusades
Learn about "wars of the cross" or the crusades led by Christian world against Muslims between the XI and XIV centuries. Find out why medieval knights went to recover the Holy Land. Learn also about Islamic, Byzantium, and European cultures and people. The sites include authentic paintings, contemporary photographs and images, time line of seven crusades, and maps. There are links to eThemes Resources on medieval castles, knights, and feudalism.
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