The decline of the Abbasid Caliphate

In this lesson, we will learn about how the Abbasid Caliphate fell apart in different parts. We will also explore all of the different ways Baghdad was connected to the wider world at the time.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Who did the caliphs bring to Baghdad to encourage learning?

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Q2.What was the name of the place in Baghdad where learning took place?

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Q3.What technology was brought from China?

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Q4.Which advance was made by scholars in mathematics?

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Q5.What did the Muslims discover about the Sun?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Who did the caliphs bring to Baghdad to encourage learning?

1/5

Q2.What was the name of the place in Baghdad where learning took place?

2/5

Q3.What technology was brought from China?

3/5

Q4.Which advance was made by scholars in mathematics?

4/5

Q5.What did the Muslims discover about the Sun?

5/5

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Quiz - The Decline of the Abbasid Caliphate

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Q1.Which empire was the Abbasid Caliphate fighting in the ninth century?

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Q2.What problem did caliphs face by the end of the ninth century?

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Q3.Who took power from the Abbasids in North Africa?

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Q4.Who attacked Baghdad in 1157?

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Q5.Who attacked Baghdad in 1258?

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Quiz - The Decline of the Abbasid Caliphate

Complete this quiz to see how much you have learnt about the decline of the Abbasid Caliphate.

Q1.Which empire was the Abbasid Caliphate fighting in the ninth century?

1/5

Q2.What problem did caliphs face by the end of the ninth century?

2/5

Q3.Who took power from the Abbasids in North Africa?

3/5

Q4.Who attacked Baghdad in 1157?

4/5

Q5.Who attacked Baghdad in 1258?

5/5

Lesson summary: The decline of the Abbasid Caliphate

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