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Humanities ch.2

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Hills of sand shaped by the wind sand dunes
wet, fertile area in a desert oasis
settled sedentary
a group of traders that travel together caravan
a market or bazaar souk
The messages Muhammad received form the basis of the religion Islam
A follower of Islam Muslim
the holy book of Islam qur'an
a place at which people worship a saint or god Shrine
a journey to a sacred place pilgrimage
building for Muslim prayer Mosgue
means to make an effort, or to struggle Jihad
to the way muhammad lived Sunnah
Which are five acts of worship required of all Muslims Five pillars of Islam
a title that Muslims use for the highest leader of Islam caliph
acceptance tolerance
Converted to Islam and became fierce fighters Janissaries
Ottoman rular Sultan
woman usually had to live apart from men in an area of a household called harem. Harem
were muslims who thought that only members of Muhammad's family could become caliphs Shia
Did not think that the caliphs had to be related to the Muslims Sunni
Teaches that people can find God's love by having a personal relationship with god Sufism
sponsors patrons
narrow tower from which Muslims are called to prayer Minaret
decorative writing Calligraphy
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