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SOL WHI.8: The Rise and Spread of Islam

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Muhammad
The prophet's real name; the founder of Islam
Mecca
holy city where all Muslims mist pilgrimage to at least once in their lifetime
Medina
holy city where Muhammad fled after being driven out of Mecca the first time
Arabian Peninsula
location where Islam originated
Spain
Islam spread across Asia, Africa, and then into this European country
Allah
the Arabic word for "God"
Qur'an/Koran
the holy book of Islam
Pillars of Islam
set of five rules which all Muslims must follow
Jesus
Islam accepts Judeo-Christian prophets, including Moses and this leader
Trade
Islam spread over these types of routes