An Islamic model for living, based on the life and teachings of Muhammad
Five Pillars of Islam
Declaration of faith, prayer, alms, fasting, and pilgrimage
Art of beautiful handwriting
The holy book of Islam
A follower of Islam, means "one who has submitted"
Muhammad's migration from Mecca to (Yathrib)
A supreme political and religious leader in a Muslim government
God, arabic word
Founder of Islam, considered the greatest prophet in Islam
A dynasty that ruled the Muslim Empire from 661 to 750 and later established a kingdom in al-Andalus.
House of Wisdom
Combination library, academy, and translation center in Baghdad established in the 800s.
A dynasty that ruled much of the Muslim Empire from 750 to about 1250.
Members of a Muslim dynasty that traced its ancestry to Muhammad's daughter Fatima. They built an Empire in North Africa and Syria in the 10-12th century.
Earlier name for the city Yathrib. Muhammad moved here from Mecca in the migration known as the Hijrah.
A pilgrimage to Mecca, performed as a duty by Muslims
An Islamic place of worship
A Muslim-ruled region in what is now Spain, established by the Berbers in the eighth century A.D.
The branch of Islam whose members acknowledge Ali and his descendents as the rightful successors of Muhammad
A monotheistic religion that developed in Arabia in 7th century, means "submission to the will of Allah"
A Muslim who seeks to achieve direct contact with God through mystical means
A body of law governing the lives of Muslims
A branch of Islam whose members acknowledge the first four caliphs as the rightful successors of Muhammad
Shrine in Mecca
Islamic holy city in present-day Saudi Arabia