Middle East and Islamic world

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Middle East and Islamic World

Discover the many cultures of the Middle East and Islamic world, from the ancient civilisations of Persia (Iran), Mesopotamia (Iraq), the Levant (Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Israel) and Anatolia (Turkey) to the contemporary cultures of the Middle East today.



Discover the Arab world 
Age 12–16

Arab World art and design 
Age 12–16, 16+

Islamic civilisations 
Age 12–16

Sessions

School session

Islam: art and belief

KS2

Students discover the part religious belief has played in Islamic design.

School session

The world in AD 900

KS2

Starting with Anglo-Saxon England, students learn about the world in AD 900 before focusing on Mayan, Benin or Islamic culture and society.

School session

Around the world in a day

KS2

Students explore the varied lifestyles of five ancient societies.