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story of the world, vol. 2, ch. 6

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Bedouins
small groups of desert dwelling nomadic people on the Arabian Peninsula.
Mecca
the holiest city of Islam; Muhammad's birthplace
Muslim
A follower of the religion of Islam,believe in a god known as Allah.
Koran
It is the central religious text of Islam, Muslim Bible, spelled Qur'an.
Arabian Peninsula Climate
dry desert with some fertile valleys and mountains
Countries in Arabian Peninsula
Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
Where did Muhammad have his vision?
cave
What did Mohammad see in his vision?
letters of fire written on a silk scroll
Who did Mohammad worry?
the rich and powerful, because he said that all should help the poor
Why did Mohammad go to Medina?
soldiers were trying to kill him
Hegira
Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Medina
What helped the soldiers hide during the Hegira?
a spider web
Muhammad's teachings were written on what?
paper, leather, leaves
oasis
a clump of trees, fertile ground, water in a desert
Gabriel
angel who came to Muhammad
Al-Amin
another name for Muhammad, or prophet, trustworthy one.
5 pillars of Islam
Shahadah (faith believe in Allah and Muhammad his prophet)
Salah (prayer 5 times a day),
Zakat (giving to the poor),
Sawm (fasting during Ramidam),
Hajj (pilgrimage to Mecca)
622 AD
beginning of Muslim calendar, date of the Hegira