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Ch. 11 Terms
Spanish Christians who learned Arabic, veliled their women, stopped eating pork, appreciated Arabic music and poetry, and sometimes married Muslims.
a West-African city that had over 150 Quranic schools
traditions about the sayings or actions of Muhammad
educated class of Muslim legal scholars engaged in several fields of Islamic studies, especially sharia law
muslims who sought a direct and personal experience with the divine
"the community of all believers"
Muhammad's journey to Mecca
a Muslim explorer who was very offended by the behavior of the West-African women upon his visit
formal Islamic colleges
the duty of Muslims
religious leaders of the Shia sect of Islam
the tax that the dhimmis paid
nomadic Arabs from the Arabian Peninsula
the second caliph under the Umayyad empire
the journey to Mecca that all muslims are required to make provided they are financially secure
the third caliph under the Abbassid empire
the Jerusalem of the Islamic faith
Islamic thinkers who argued that reason rather than revelation was the surest way to truth
Sufi teachers who drew in disciples who wanted to know their secrets to union with Allah
the Islamic law based on the original teachings of Muhammad
as Arab physician that diagnosed many diseases
Rightly Guided Caliphs
a religion which blended Hinduism and Islam
the relgious shrine of pre-muslim and Muslim faith
"people of the book" or protected subjects