The Army and Navy Prayer of the Confederate States, printed in Richmond in 1865.
Grade Range: K-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 8/20/2009
This page is one side of a double-sided sheet from a copy of the Koran, a collection of revelations to the Prophet Mohammed that forms the basis of the Islamic religion. Information within the book indicates that the scribe worked on it for 22 years and completed it in 1207 A.D. The black letters are in Arabic and the smaller red letters are in Persian. The book was found in Tehran, Iran, in 1952, and this sheet was donated to the Smithsonian Institution from the Biblical Library of Stanley S. Slotkin...
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
World History Standards (Grades 5-12)
2: The redefining of European society and culture, 1000-1300 CE
3: The rise of the Mongol empire and its consequences for Eurasian peoples, 1200-1350
4: The growth of states, towns, and trade in Sub-Saharan Africa between the 11th and 15th centuries
5: Patterns of crisis and recovery in Afro-Eurasia, 1300-1450
6: The expansion of states and civilizations in the Americas, 1000-1500
7: Major global trends from 1000-1500 CE