Topic: HistoryAsia

Last updated: March 20, 2019

ScienceBreakthroughs were made by researchers in Asia were mainly MuslimHindu mathematicians came up with the Arabic numeric system Islamic tile patterns were based off of the many math advancesPaperOriginally came from China and passed through Silk RoadChinese used tropical plants Middle east used cotton fibers for smooth paperShiasDidn’t believe in line of succession not from Mohammad’s family = center of rebellionsISLAMIS = Shia sect emphasized the hidden truths of the Quran and importance of an imam (spiritual teacher)NeoplatonismRevived Plato’s writing (especially Forms)Forms = unchanged perfect untainted embodiment of all objects. (ex. Chairs lots of diff. chairs but their all chair)Forms seen as bridge between god and the mundane worldGod + man relationshipDifferent philosophical positions started religious warsMan’s purpose was to wonder about difficult questions and figure out solutions through reasoning Allowed debate to cross between religions, sects, and kingdoms HumorsFire, air, earth, waterHealthy = stayed in their own organs People had different humors dominate over themIllness = imbalance between humorsTreatments designed to boost or suppress humorsOrder in many states and did not accept inquiries and philosophical discussions but rather Orthodoxy


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