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  • UNIT 2: AL-ANDALUS RECOVERY ACTIVITIES

    1. Fill the gaps

    2. Define the next terms: (1 point)

    - ARABESQUE

    - TAIFA

    - WATER WHEEL

    - MULADI

    - BERBERS

    - EMIR

    - MEDINA

    - MOZARAB

    3. Complete the sentences:

    a. The caliph had absolute __________________

    b. The _________________ was the prime minister of the caliph

    c. The caliph and the prime minister were helped by various ________________ (ministers)

    d. The governors of the provinces were the ________________

  • e. The _________________ dispensed justice

    4. Answer the next short questions:

    a. Write the name of, at least, five Taifas:

    b. Which two Muslim armies from north Africa helped the taifas to fight against the Christian kingdom?

    c. Could people in the Muslim territory practise other religions? Why?

    d. What was the name of the Visigoth King defeated by Tariq and Musa in the Battle of Guadalete? In what year?

    5. Choose TWO themes and explain them with your own words:

    a. Social groups in Al-Andalus

    b. Cities in Al-Andalus

    c. Al-Andalus knowledge

    d. Golden Age of the Caliphate of Cordoba

    6. Identify and explain the main features of Islamic art that you can see in this picture:

  • UNIT 2: AL-ANDALUS RECOVERY ACTIVITIES

    7. Look at the maps A, B, C and D:

    A B

  • C D.

    a. Put them in chronological order

    ORDER FIRST SECOND THIRD FOURTH

    ABCD?

    NAME

    b. Write the name of each historical period represented in each map

    A.

    B.

    C.

    D.

    c. Chose ONE map (A, B, C or D) and explain the historical period represented

    8. Round the five mistakes, vegetables and plants that were not introduced by muslims on the Iberian peninsula:

    Rice, wheat, cucumbers, green beans, garlic, onions, corn, carrots, turnips, aubergines, asparagus, potatoes, spinach, chard, pumpkins, grapes, watermelons, barley, melons, bitter oranges, pomegranates, lemons, figs, bananas, tomatoes, quinces, apricots, saffron, sugar cane and cotton