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Islam Study Guide
Terms in this set (22)
What is the holy book for Islam?
What are the three monotheistic religions we have studied this year?
Islam. Christianity, Judaism
What is the holiest city for Islam?
List the Five Pillars of Islam:
Pilgrimage to Mecca
What area of the world was (and is) most influenced by Islam? (map)
The Middle East
What are the two holiest cities for Muslims?
Where are they located?
Medina and Mecca, The Arabian Penninsula
What is the Arabic word for god?
Who was the founder of Islam?
Muslims pray five times a day facing ____
What geographic features were barriers for the spread of the Muslim Empire?
Deserts and Mountains
Name the two weak empires that allowed the spread of Islam.
Byzantine and Persia
Weakened Byzantine Empire, Arabic, and trade all allowed what religion to spread?
What is the language of Islam?
What caused the split of Islam into the Sunni and Shia branches?
The Choice of Caliph
The Muslim Empire stretched from the Arabian Peninsula to ____________ and _________
Atlantic Ocean and Indus River Valley.
What modern day country is the location of the battle that stopped the Muslim invasion into Western Europe?
What battle stopped the Muslim advance into Western Europe?
Battle of the Tours
What building is the best example of Muslim architecture?
Dome of the Rock
What type of math are the Muslims known for developing?
What type of art did Muslims use to decorate their buildings?
Mosaics, universities, Arabic alphabet and numerals, algebra, and geography are all contributions of ___________
From which culture did the Muslims adopt their numerical system?
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