Global Studies 1 Honors: World History: Chapter 6, Section 1: Terms, People, Places
ruler of each tribe;
chosen from one of the leading families by a council of elders.
the holy book of the religion of Islam
means peace through submission to the will of Allah.
The journey of Muhammad and his followers to Madinah is known as this.
The pilgrimage to Makkah that all Muslims are encouraged to make at least once in their lifetime.
The law code that was developed by scholars after Muhammad's death;
it provides believers with a set of practical laws to regulate their daily lives;
based on scholar's interpretations of the Quran and the example set by Muhammad in his life.
born in Makkah to merchant family;
became an orphan at age 5; grew up to become a caravan manager;
married Khadija, his employer, who was a rich widow
Muhammad soon began to win support from people in Madinah, as well as from Arabs in the desert, known as these;
Arabs who lived in the desert who supported Muhammad.
Those who practice the religion of Islam are called this.
The Arabs lived here;
a desert land sorely lacking in rivers and lakes.
The Arabs trace their ancestors to Abraham and his son Ishmael, who were believed to have built here the Kaaba;
The Kaaba is located here
"the city of the prophet";