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Land of Sumer that was later named this in honor of the Philistines, who dwelt on the southwestern coast of the land.
the founding fathers of the nation of Israel; Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Jacob's 12 sons.
one of the greatest men in world history who delivered the Israelites from Egyptian bondage and lead them to the land promised to their fathers.
a phonetic system of writing in which letters are used to represent sounds rather than things or ideas
the Messiah of Israel and the Savior of the world who was born while Rome ruled the world.
Eastern Roman Empire that controlled parts of the Middle East for over a thousand years
the fanatical, militant new religion based in the Arabian Peninsula that increasingly threatened Byzantium after A.D. 600
the term that describes the forced fleeing of Mohammed, his family, and his followers in 622 because of persecution from the authorities
Mohammed's successors whom ruled much of the Middle East and North Africa from the capitals of Damascus, Baghdad, and Cairo
the first man in modern times to attempt to reach the Muslims of arabia with the gospel of Christ; a Scottish nobleman and graduate of Cambridge University
partnered with James Cantine to establish the Arabian Mission; became know as the "Apostle to Islam"
the language of the Koran and the official language of Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.
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