Download The Ottoman Empire played a pivotal role in the development of the Middle East, Europe, Africa, and Asia. At its peak, their territory and culture spanned three continents, from which they drew a treasury of artistic elements and inspirations. Students will be greatly enriched by studying the art of this period. By investigating the Ottoman Empire, students will be learning their unique history and contributions to art through the use of a critical analysis of their artwork, specifically the tugra. Along with analyzing the artwork, students would be tasked with engaging in critical thinking, using literacy and art-rich document analysis to further and heighten their appreciation of the Ottomans and their legacy. Students will additionally be contrasting and comparing the enclosed artwork to other iconic imagery. Related Resources Infographic: Flags of the Arab WorldHistory & Culture Lesson Unit: Poetry of Home, Palestine and IsraelHistory & Culture Lesson Unit: Aish (Bread) is Life ... Exploring Food StabilityHistory & Culture Refugees Around the WorldHistory & Culture
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