Unit 9: Arabia
Terms in this set (23)
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 goat/sheep herding.
This area has enough fertile soil for farming.
The leader who built the city of Baghdad
a political and religious Muslim leader; "successor to the Prophet"
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
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