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Arabia is inhabited by them during the Roman Empre. nomads from north, lived in tribes
Ali's son who led an unsuccessful revolt in Iraq in 680 because of unfair treatment toward non-Arab muslims
take over after the Abbassids, declare new emperor, Sultan. Take over capital at Baghdad. Butt heads with the Byzantine empire
Christian warriors sent to regain the Holy Land (Jerusalem) from the Muslims that controlled
Medina (Saudi Arabia)
city of prophet, Muhammad fled here when he was an outsider in Mecca, spent the rest of life here.
The Dome of the Rock
In Jerusalem, built on spot where Muhammad was accented into heaven with Gabriel
5 Pillars of Islam
1. Belief in Allah and Muhammad as his prophet
2. Standard prayer 5 times a day, and public prayer on Friday at midday
3. Observation of the holy month of Ramadan (fasting)
4. Go to Mecca at least once in your lifetime
5. Giving alms (Zakat) to the poor
laws (no gambling,pork,alcohol,dishonest behavior, men and women didnt engage in sexual activity unless married, polygamy was allowed(4 wives))
The monotheistic religion of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Qur'an
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