Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

`Chapter 9 Islam

Chapter 9 Islam

Bedouins a nomadic Arab of the desert.
Muhammad the prophet of Islam From a secular historical perspective he was a religious, political, and social reformer who founded Islam
Hegira Muhammad's departure from Mecca to Medina in AD 622, prompted by the opposition of the merchants of Mecca and marking the consolidation of the first Muslim community.
Muslims a follower of the religion of Islam.
Qur’an the central religious text of Islam, which Muslims believe to be a revelation from God. It is widely regarded as the finest work in classical Arabic literature. The Quran is divided into chapters, which are then divided into verses.
Five Pillars of Islam The five bases of the Islamic faith: shahada (confession of faith), salat (prayer), zakat (almsgiving), sawm (fasting, especially during the month of Ramadan), and hajj (the pilgrimage to Mecca).
Mosque a Muslim place of worship
Jahid a struggle or fight against the enemies of Islam.
Abu Bakr a senior companion and through his daughter Aisha the father_in_law of the Islamic prophet Muhammad
Caliph The chief Muslim civil and religious ruler, regarded as the successor of Muhammad.
Umayyad a member of a Muslim dynasty that ruled the Islamic world from AD 660 (or 661) to 750 and Moorish Spain from 756 to 1031. The dynasty claimed descent from Umayya, a distant relative of Muhammad.
Sunnis one of the two main branches of Islam, commonly described as orthodox, and differing from Shia in its understanding of the Sunna and in its acceptance of the first three caliphs.
Shia one of the two main branches of Islam, followed especially in Iran, that rejects the first three Sunni caliphs and regards Ali, the fourth caliph, as Muhammad's first true successor.
Sufis a Muslim ascetic and mystic.
Abbasid a member of the Abbasid dynasty.
Harun al_Rashid Harun al_Rashid was the fifth Abbasid Caliph. His birth date is debated, with various sources giving dates from 763 to 766.
Islam the religion of the Muslims, a monotheistic faith regarded as revealed through Muhammad as the Prophet of Allah.
Caliphate The rule or reign of a caliph or chief Muslim ruler.
Created by: bprimo