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World Civ Chapter 7
Terms in this set (20)
The capital of the Abbasid empire was
In addition to being Islam's sacred book, the Koran
also provides the ethical foundation for life.
Veiling and seclusion of women were ancient Arabian customs that preceded the spread of Islam.
Which of the following is not a correct statement about the Mongols?
Their westward advance continued on to absorb the Cordova caliphate in Spain.
Which city became the capital of the Ottoman empire?
Which of the following was not a major trade route during the 1st millennium CE?
The Koran or Qur'an
was derived from the revelations of Muhammad.
During the era of the Abbasid caliphate, the caliph was advised by a council, called the diwan, and headed by a prime minister, known as a vizier
Manifestations of the Islamic principle of equality were seen in
all were equal in the eyes of Allah.
The Hadith and Shari'a
were, respectively, a collection of Muhammad's sayings and a law code.
One of the failures of Islam was its refusal to preserve and spread the science and philosophy of Greece and other ancient civilizations.
Medieval European castles were inspired by stone fortifications in Middle Eastern deserts.
The Seljuk Turks
provoked the Byzantine request for European aid that led to the Crusades
According to Islamic belief
Allah sent not his first but his final message through Muhammad.
Primary evidence suggests that 9th-century Abbasid caliphs
supported hospices where the sick could gain shelter and medical treatment.
The Ka'aba is a shrine that contains a black meteorite in the Arabian city of Mecca.
The umma was the religious leader of Islam.
In general terms, it can be said that Islamic society
relied heavily on religious doctrine to determine proper behavior in the areas of politics, economics, law, and ethics.
The council of elders of the Arabian Bedouin tribes was called the