chapter 10 vocab

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nomad

a member of a group that has no fixed home and moves from place to place

bazaur

an open air market with shops and goods for sale

islam

a religion based on the teachings of the prophet Muhammad

council

an assembly called to help determine the next Muslim caliph

kaba

square building in Mecca believed by Muslims to be the house Ibrahim erected for God and the focus of Muslim worship

oasis

a small area in the desert watered by springs and wells

idol

an image used as an object of worship

monotheism

the belief in only one God

caliph

the civil and religious ruler of a Muslim state

muezzin

one that calls Muslim worshipers to prayer

Hegira

Muhammad's emigration with his followers from Mecca to Medina in 622

tribe

any system of social organization made up of villages, bands, or other social groups with a common ancestory, languege, culture, and name

pilgrimage

a journey to a sacred place or shrine

Que'ran/ koran

the sacred book of Islam

Muslim

a believer in Islam

Sunna

Customary procedures of living, specifically the ways and customs of Muhammad

mosque

a place of Muslim worship

Muhammad

founder of Islam, prophet of God

sunni

one who follows the ways and customs of Muhammad, specially those who accept that authority passed down through consensus of the Muslim community

Shiite

from the Arabic "Party;" one who believes that authority passed from the Prophet Muhammad to lineal descendants

allah

Arabic word for God

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