World Cultures 11.1 & 11.2

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oasis

green area fed by an underground water source

sheikh

what was the name of an early Arab tribe leader

Bedouisns

desert herders who traveled from oasis to oasis

caravans

groups of traveling merchants

Makkah

largest and wealthiest trade center

Kaaba

the middle of a Makkah that is a low square building

Allah

Arab's creator

Muhammand

was accepted as a phrophet to the people of Arabia

Makkah

place Muhammand returned to tell the people to worship Allah

Hijrah

Muhammand's journey

Madinah

the new name of Yathrib

caliph

Muhammand's successor

Rightly Guided Caliphs

name of the 4 caliphs to rule Madinah

Umayyed

WHAT caliphs made their city of Damascus

Surfis

a group of Muslims who teach their religion

Indonesia

country with largest population

Timbuktu

center of Muslim learning

Shiites

Believed that Ali should succeed

Sunnis

Believe that the Umayyed caliphs were the rightul leaders

Abbasides

new dynasty

Baghad

Abbasides new capital

sultan

Seljuk ruler

Suleiman I

most famous sultan

Moguls

created a Muslim empire in india

Akbar

mogul's capital city

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