Patterns of Interaction Chapter 10
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Tribal Arabs who made a living trading along the Silk Road.
The prophet of the Islamic faith.
The holy city of Islam. The destination of pilgrims during the annual Hajj.
Muhammed's journey from Mecca to Median from which he gained his ardent followers.
Holiest of Muslim shrines within Mecca. The faithful believe that the structure holds the Black Stone from Gabriel to Abraham.
The holy book of the Islamic faith.
A Muslim house of worship.
- A tall, thin tower of a mosque with a balcony from which the people are called to prayer
Five Pillars of Islam
In order to be muslim all believers have to carry out five duties. Faith, Prayer, Alms, Fasting, Pilgrimage
The religious pilgrimage that all muslims are required to make.
Armed struggle against unbelievers and spread the religion of Allah
The holy law of Muslims governing their daily lives as they live in Muslim communities.
The first Muslim Caliph. The head of the Muslim faith after the death of Muhammed
A supreme political and religious leader in a Muslim government
The branch of Islam whose members acknowledge the first four caliphs as the rightful successors of Muhammad.
The branch of Islam whose members acknowledge Ali and his descendants as the rightful successors of Muhammad.
An Islamic dynasty that became wealthy and ruled a large empire of faithful. Its rulers lived extremely luxurious lifestyles provoking some disdain by the Sufi Orders.
An Islamic dynasty that ruled much of the muslim empire from AD 750 to 1258
title for Ottoman rulers during the rise of the Ottoman Empir
Turkish dynasty ruling in central and western Asia from 11th to 13th century
Decorative and ornamental writing developed by Muslim scribes.