Vocabulary Chapter 7 and 8

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Harun Al-rashid

most famous of Abbassid Caliphs; renowned for costly living; death led to civil wars' over succession

Buyids

Regional splinter dynasty of the mid-10th century; invaded and captured Baghdad; ruled abbassid dynasty under the name of sultan; abbassids were their figureheads

Seljuk Turks

nomadic invaders from central asia via persia

Crusades

series of military adventures intitially launched by western christians to free holy land from Muslims

Saladin

Muslim leader in the last decades of the 12th century; reconquered moste crusader out-posts for Islam

Rubaiyat

persian poetry consisting of 4 quatrains

Sa'di

Wrote many books and studied the Quran and Islamic law intently

Ulama

orthodox religious scholors within islam

Al-Ghazali

Brilliant islamic theologian; struggled to fuse Greek and Quranic traditions; not entirely accepted by Ulama

Sufis

mystics within islam; responsible for expansion of Islam to SE asia

Mongols

Central Asia nomadic peoples

Arabic numerals

Characters 0-9 in general european use since 12th century

Harsha

Emporer of Northern India; Buddhist convert in Hindu Era

Sati

Buddhist word meaning awareness or skillfull attentivness

Bhaktic cults

hindu groups dedicated to gods and goddesses

Malacca

portuguese factory or fortified trade town located on the tip of malayan peninsula

Maghrib

the arabic word for western north africa

Ethiopia

christian kingdom thta developed in highlands of eastern africa under the dynasty of king lalaibela

Sahel

the extensive grassland belt at the southern edge of the sahara

Mansa Krankan Musa

emperor of Mali during the 14th century

Griots

professional oral historians who served as keepers of traditions and advisors to kings within Mali empire

Timbuktu

port city of mali

Zani

a gift from God :)

East africa trading Post

trading post in east africa

Ibn Batuta

Arabic traveler who described African societies and cultures in his travel records

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