Unit 9: Arabia
the continent that the Arabian peninsula belongs to
This area is made up of mostly desert (The "Empty Quarter").
This area has the Jabal al-Hijaz mountains and receives enough rain for farming.
This area has enough fertile soil for farming.
The person who built the city of Baghdad
a political and religious Muslim leader
the holy book for Muslims
the holiest city for Muslims
Is Islam a monotheistic, polytheistic, or non-theistic religion?
the prophet of Allah who helped to start Islam
wife of Muhammad who gave him wealth and respect and helped spread Islam
An Arabian Muslim doctor who created a medical text, learned how diseases spread
group of people and animals traveling together for safety, especially through a desert
A journey for religious purposes.
A Muslim place of worship.
An instrument invented by Muslims that is used to determine direction by figuring out the position of the stars.
A well-watered area in a desert.
A type of mathematics to which Muslims made great contributions.
the name for a person who practices the Islamic faith
5 Pillars of Islam
the name for the 5 basic acts required of Muslims
Arabian "peoples of the desert" who traded in caravans and slept in tents
the common language of the Islamic Empire/Arabian Peninsula
the important trade city hidden in the cliffs; had water from aqueducts