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A series of holy wars from undertaken by European Christians to free the Holy Land from Muslim rule.
Dome of the Rock
Muslim shrine containing the rock from which. Jews believe Abraham prepared to sacrifice his son Isaac on the rock
A tradition relating the words or deeds of the Prophet Muhammad; next to the Quran, the most important basis for Islamic law.
A religion based on the teachings of the prophet Mohammed which stresses belief in one god (Allah), Followers are called Muslims.
a stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine
A member of the branch of Islam that supports the descendants of Muhammad as his rightful successors
a member of the branch of Islam that accepts the first four caliphs as rightful successors to Muhammad
One of three branches of Shiism. Belief in twelve divinely ordained leaders. 85% of Shi'a are Twelvers.
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