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A sacred shrine that housed hte images of the many rab gods, and included the sacred Black Stone, a meteorite that the arabs believe was sent from heaven.
One reason Islam expanded so swiftly is because the arab armies were ___ by their ___, because Islam taught that Muslim warriors who died in service of Islam would win a place in paradise.
What was the name of the tax that jews+christians had to pay? (A big reason why they converted to Islam)
The Umayyad dynasty ended because the __ and other discontented groups thought that being a Muslim was more important than being an Arab.
Turkish speaking people that had converted to Islam in Central Asia before migrating to the Iranian Plateau.
Western Europe, Islamic
The crusadess had a limited effect on the Middle East because the civilization of ___ _____ was less advanced than that of the ______.
The great Muslim military leader that recaptured Jerusalem, he dealt fairly with the Christians and jews there.
an Albanian soldier who had fought against the French, who became governor of Egypt in 1805.
Arabian Peninsula, Fertile Crescent,Maghreb, Nile Valley, Northern Tier,
What are the 5 main physical regions of the Middle East? (alphabetical)
Which one of the two plateaus in the Northern Tier has a huge population due to fertile grounds and water?
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