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no religious leader could follow Muhammad, so political authority rested in the position of the?;
of Ali (the caliph) were infallible, and divinely appointed to rule the Islamic community /the Shia believed that?;
appointed members of the elite as governors and administrators of conquered lands, and they distributed wealth among them the victorious Arabic armies of the
the Umayyad forces allowed conquered peoples to maintain their own religions, but insisted that they pay a special head tax on those people who did not convert to Islam. This head tax was called the?;
it was more cosmopolitan than the Umayyad. the rulers didnt show special favor to the Arab military aristocracy. it also was not a conquering dynasty like the Umayyads
the Abbasid dynasty differed from the Umayyad dynasty in that?
of all the new crops that spread through the Islamic world via trade, which one proved the most important?;
what new industry, transmitted to the Islamic world from China, was introduced during the Abbasid period?;
they started veiling women
how did the conquest of Mesopotamia and Persia influence the role of women in the Islamic world?;
in an effort to recruit learned students, Islamic leaders often financially supported institutions of higher learning called?;
they did not find formal religious teachings to be especially meaningful. instead of concerning themselves with fine points of doctrine, they worked to deepen their spiritual awareness.
the Sufis believed?;
was the most important Sufis who argued that human reason was too frail to understand the nature of Allah and couldnt explain the mysteries of the world. only through devotion and guidance from the Quran could humans appreciate Allah
the Persian al-Ghazali?;
DID: symbol= Ka'ba at Mecca, Abbasid caliphs encouraged hajj, and pilgrims who made the trip to Mecca spread Islamic values and beliefs all over parts of the Islamic world
which of the following factors did not help to bring unity to the Islamic world?;
political and cultural ways- and kingships the Persian influence on Islam is best seen in?
the Thousand and One Nights
the other name for the collection of stories known as the Arabian Nights is?;
the Islamic thinker who studied Aristotle and whose thought, in turn, influenced the rise of European scholasticism was?;
who placed more value on the revelations of the Quran than on the fruits of human logic
Ibn Rushd's reliance on natural reason went too far for many Muslims,?;
travelling beyond the China border to India and back the Chinese Buddhist monk,
Xuanzang, was famous for?;
the Grand Canal
the sui construction of which of these items would have important economic implications well into the twentieth century?;
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