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  • Science and Technology
  • As a scholar, I did much work in the field of astronomy, the study of the universe
  • Geography and Navigation
  • Studying plants and animals of different regions and climate zones helps me create an accurate map
  • Mathematics
  • I work to translate the works of the Greek mathematician Euclid as well as important texts from India.
  • Astronomy had many practical uses for Muslims. For example, navigational tools were improved to locate the direction of Mecca. These instruments allowed worshipers far from the holy city to pray facing in the correct direction.
  • Medicine
  • Lots of sick patients are treated with medicine that is made with herbs and other plants
  • Another subject of study for Muslim scholars was geography. Muslim geographers examined plants and animals in different regions, as well as divided the world into climate zones.
  • City Building and Architecture 
  • Muslims greatly advanced the study of mathematics. They based their work in part on ideas from ancient Babylon, India, and Greece. For example, scholars in Baghdad's House of Wisdom translated the works of the Greek mathematicians
  • Art and Music
  • Doctors treated ailments with drugs, diet, and exercise. They gave patients remedies made from herbs and other plants, animals, and minerals.
  • Many large cities developed in Muslim lands, and this growth encouraged new kinds of architecture. Thousands of workers built things like palaces, schools, orphanages, hospitals, mosques, and other buildings.
  • I worked with almost 100,00 other architects to complete the city of Baghdad
  • Early in the history of Islam, Muslims did not favor the use of images of humans or animals in religious art. Instead, artists referenced shapes and patterns found in nature and geometry to create marvelous designs and decorations.
  • Geometric shapes an symmetry are how we reflected nature in this building
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