belief that there is only one God
sacred book believed by Muslims to be the written record of God's word
successor to Muhammad as a political leader of the Muslim community
name usually given to believers in Islam
journey to a sacred place or a shrine
prophet of Islam
Muslim house of worship
book of guiding rules of Islam that are based on Muhammad's life
Battle of Tours
stopped Muslims from conquering more of Europe
where an early Abbasid Caliph moved the capital of the eastern empire
forces that gained control of most of Spain while the Abbadis ruled in the east
small area in a desert that is watered by springs or wells
members of a group that moves from place to place in search of food, water, and grazing lands for their herds
ruler that is appointed directly by the Caliphs to rule over the provinces
groups who tried to take control of distant parts of the Abbasids' empire
to disagree with the accepted policies of government
Five pillars of Faith
*Profession of Faith
Profession of Faith
all Muslims must state that Allan is god
Muslims must pray five times a day
Muslims must contribute to public charities
no eating from sun up to sun down during the month of Ramadan
All Muslims who can afford it should make a pilgrimage to Mecca once in their life
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