1. Factors that contributed to complete abscence of writings on Islamic economics in period between 750s and 1050s were:
the decline in the political power of the caliphate
the preoccupation of Muslim thinkers with other areas of intellectual civilities, most of all philosophy
2. The major writing in 8th century on the topic of Islamic economics was Kitabu-l-Haraj written by Abu Yousuf.
3. Three different forces were growing in the time of political fragmentation in Abbasid chalipate:
a. the Alid movement,
b. the Arab separatist movement, and
c. the non-Arab separatist movement
4. Fatimids were the longest-lasting Turkish separatist movement during Abbasid calipahte.
5. The oldest world university Al Azhar was constructed by Fatimids in 972 A.C. in Cairo, Egypt.
6. List three Persian separatist movements: Samanids, Buwayhids, Saffarids.
7. Buwayhids paid considerable attention to learning. Their literary circle includes Ibn Sina and Al Razi. True False
8. Tulunids which are Turkish separatist movement engaged in favourable economic and artistic activities such as irrigation and public works. True False
9. The most important Turkish separatist movement were:
10. The final blow to weak Islamic caliphate came from:
a. Byzantine empire
c. Rome empire
d. None of the above
11. In 1516, caliphate was revived by __________ leader Salim.
12. Ulema could not write on Islamic economics for it was preoccupied with:
the consolidation of coherent schools of religious sects and the need to respond to them,
the novelty of the Greek philosophy and the curious desire to explore it and react to it Islamically, and
the exogenous military aggression of the neighboring forces
13. The major writing on Islamic economics that appeared after four centuries long silence was
Al-Ahkamu al-Sultaniyyah written by...