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Islam Chpt 11

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oasis
Green areas fed by underground water
Sheikh
The head of the tribe
Bedouin
Arabs who went to oasis to oasis to feed their camels and other animals
Kaaba
A low square building surrounded bt statues of gods and godesses
Muhammad
a man who was visited by an angel and preached that there is only one god
Muslim
A religon where they believe that there is only one god who holda all the power and that God determines right and wrong
Quran
holy dook of Islam
"people of the book"
Christians and Fewa and they, too, believed in one God
Shiite
people who believed that Ali should succeed him
Sunnis
Outnumbered Shiites. Accepted Ummayyad as rightful Caliphs, though they did not always agree with their policies
sultan
Holder of the power
mosque
Muslim house of worship
bazaar
market place
minaret
towers from which a crier, or announcer calls believers to prayer five times a day
Taj Mahal
a famous Muslim building which is made of marble and precious stones. The Mongol leader, Shah Jahan built as a tomb for his wife that had died in 1629