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The Omani Empire (10:58)

Key Ideas

As this video progresses, key ideas will be introduced to invoke discussion.

Key Ideas

Think about the following questions as you watch the video

  1. 00:58 What makes the Omani Empire different from other Islamic empires?
  2. 02:16 What areas did the Omani Empire cover at its peak?
  3. 03:18 How did the Omani Empire come to be an empire?
  4. 04:04 What are two key differences between the Omani Empire and most other Empires?
  5. 05:50 How did the Omani Empire change East Africa in the long term?
  6. 08:41 What lasting impact did the Omani Empire have on Oman today?
  7. 09:39 According to Kamala Russell, what makes the Omani Empire interesting from the perspective of global history?