Hindu devotional movements
warriors who carried Islam by force of arms to pagan groups
an Islamic college of higher learning
the correct practice of a religion
the month each year when Muslims must fast during daylight hours
Turkish dynasty of Islam. notable for patronage of Persia culture and for their conquests in Northwestern India.
1st Turkish dynasty
the Christian reconquest of Spain from the Muslims from 1000 to 1492
Twelvers and Seveners
Division within Shi'its
a movement within Islam that emphasizes the spiritual and mystical
a Muslim royal title that means "authority"
language that combines Persian-Arabic and native Indian elements. Urdu is the Muslim version. Hindu is the Hindu version.
large group of clans bound together by a fierce warrior ethic and strong Hindu cultural and religious traditionalism.