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19 terms

Islam

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sheikh
chief of an arab tribe
revelation
a vision
shari'ah
islamic code of law that includes rules for all aspects of Muslim private and public life
mosque
a building that serves as a Muslim place of worship
imam
a prayer leader
hajj
the annual pilgrimage to mecca
caliph
successor of muhammad
jihad
holy struggle to bring Islam to other lands
madrasa
a Muslim theological school
bazaar
a marketplace
calligraphy
the art of elegant handwriting
arabesque
complex designs typical in Islamic art, combining intertwining plants and geometric patterns
chronicles
accounts in which events are arrange in the order of which of they occurred
Husan
Ali's son
surfism
job is to spread religion; believed in prayer, religion, and meditation`
Harun al-Rashid
The Abbasid dynasty reached its height under this person
battle of tours
Part of France was also converted to Islam until this famous battle
Al- Razi
One of the most renowned chemist and physician
Wrote over 200 medical books
Classifies chemical substances as animal, mineral, or vegetable
Ibn Sina
Produced the Canon of Medicine