Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Social Sciences. Unit 5. Spain in the Middle Ages. What was life like in al-Andalus?

SOCIETY IN AL-ANDALUS

After conquering the Iberian territories, the Muslims were tolerant of the previous inhabitants and respectful of their beliefs. They allowed them to continue practicing their religions and customs. Have a look to the following diagram below and answer the questions.



  • How many different religions coexisted in al-Andalus?
  • What social groups had to pay taxes?
  • Why do you think some Mozarabs converted to the Muslim religion?
  • What were the differences between Muladi and Mozarabs?


http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/averroes/centros-tic/41009470/helvia/aula/archivos/repositorio/0/191/html/recursos/la/U15/pages/recursos/143175_P203.html




AN ANDALUSI CITY





  • Which buildings were important? What were they used for?
  • Can you see any of these types of buildings in your town today? If not, do you know any city where we can find them?

THE MOSQUE OF CORDOBA











THE ALCAZABA 
(The Alhambra of Granada)








The Alhambra of Granada. Virtual Tour.





Spain - The Alhambra Palaces, Granada from Scott Antony on Vimeo.



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