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Week 18: Islamic Empire
A small area in the desert watered by springs and wells
A member of a group that has no fixed home and moves from place to place
Any system of social organization made up of villages, bands, or other groups with a common ancestry, language, culture, and name
An image used as an object of worship
An open-air market with shops and goods for sale
A journey to a sacred place or shrine
The sacred book of Islam
The belief that there is only one God
A religion based on the teachings of the prophet Muhammad
A believer in Islam
A place of Muslim worship
Customary procedures of living, specifically the ways and customs of Muhammad
The civil and religious ruler of a Muslim state
An assembly called to help determine the next Muslim caliph
From the Arabic "party;" one who believes that authority passed from the Prophet Muhammad to his lineal descendants
One who follows the way s and customs of Muhammad, specifically those who accept that authority was passed down through consensus of the Muslim community
Founder of Islam, prophet of God
Arabic word for God
One that calls Muslim worshippers to prayer
Square building in Mecca believed by Muslims to be the house Ibrahim erected for God and the focus of Muslim worship
Muhammad's emigration with his followers from Mecca to Medina in 622.