The vast muslim world was wonderful for the growth of knowledge. the greeks had developed a level of practical experience and technical understanding a thousand years more advanced than anyone else nearby. the muslims began to translate some of these ancient greek texts. from india, muslims learned of the zero, which allowed them to invent what we still call "arabic" numerals. and because the koran, the sacred book of islam, is written in arabic, scholars throughout the muslim world learned to read arabic and to share their knowledge. the muslims swept past jundi shapur and learned the secrets of sugar. as they conquered lands around the mediterranean sea, they spread word of how to grow, mill, and refine the sweet reed. –sugar changed the world, marc aronson and marina budhos how does the map develop the central idea of the passage? (a) it provides a visual representation of lands conquered by muslims. the answer's (b) it shows the regions that benefited from muslims’ knowledge of sugar. (c) it illustrates how the growth and refining of sugar led to muslim conquests. (d) it demonstrates that muslims grew sugar outside of the mediterranean.
it shows the regions that benefited from Muslims' knowledge of sugar
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Muslims or Persian people?
The use of Muslims is incorrect, I think, because the sugar cane was discovered by Persian and Greek people (the famous ¨reeds that produce honey without bees¨) in India between the 6th and 4th centuries BC, and not by Muslims. Persia became synonymous with Islam after the Arab conquest in the 7th century AD.
The details describe the important role Muslims played in spreading knowledge throughout the world.
Sugar Changed the World: A Story of Magic, Spice, Slavery, Freedom, and Science by Marc and Budhos Aronson wrote about the most important spices in our daily lives. They traced the emergence of sugar in our lives and how it came to be one of the most important basic necessity of humans.
The given passage from the book details how the Muslims contributed a lot to the spreading of the knowledge which then plays a huge a big role in the knowledge about sugar. The translation of the ancient Greek texts, along with the knowledge of the Koran, all played a part in the Muslims' attaining the process of sugar plantation and harvesting. This knowledge was then spread and taught wherever they go in their process of conquering lands all around the Mediterranean Sea.
The details in the passage support the central idea because The details describe the important role Muslims played in spreading knowledge throughout the world.
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How do the details in the passage support the central idea?
* The details describe the important role Muslims played in spreading knowledge throughout the world.
*The details clarify the role Jundi Shapur played in spreading the secrets of sugar to the rest of the world.
*The details describe how Muslims used knowledge from only the Greeks to make innovations.
*The details reveal how important the Koran was in helping Muslims conquer other lands.
The excerpt of "Sugar Changed the World." shows the participation of the Muslims in the spread of information since they were the ones who translate more advance information coming from the Greeks to make it accessible to others, as they were sharing all the knowledge they collected though different travels and experiences.
The details describe the important role Muslims played in spreading knowledge throughout the world. (A)