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Islam

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QuestionAnswer
What is Sand Dunes? Hills of sand shaped by the wind
What is Oasis? A wet, fertile area in a desert
What is Sedentary? Setteled life in town
What is Carvan? A group of traders that traveled together
What is Souk? A market or bazzaar
What is Islam? Messeges Huhammads received from the basis of the religion
Who is Muhammad? Brought a different religion to the people of Arabia
What is Islam? A follower of Islam
What is Qur'an? The holy book of Islam
What is Shrine? A place at which people worship a saint or god
What is Pilgrimage? A journey to a sacred place
What is Mosque? A building for Muslim prayer
what Is jihad? Which means "to make an effort"
What is Sunnah? Refers to the way Muhammad lived which provides model for the duties and the way of life expected of Muslims
What is Five Pillars of Islam? Are five acts of worship required of all Muslims
What is Caliph? A title that Muslims use for the highest leader of Islam
What is tolerance? Acceptance
What is Janissaries? Converted to Islam and became feirce fighters
What is Mehmed II? Use huge cannons to conquer Constinople
What is sultan? ottoman ruler
What is Suleyman I? The Magnificent
What is Harem? Women usually had to live apart from men in the earea of a household
What is Shia? Muslims wh thought that only members of Muhammad's family could become caliphs
What is Sunni? Didn't think calphis had to be related to Muhammad as long as they were good Muslims and strong leaders
Who is Ibn Battutah? Travled to Africa, India, China, and Spain in the early 1320s
What is Sufism? Teaches that people can find God's love by having a personal relationship with God
Who is Omar Khayyam? One of the most famous Sufi poets
What is Patrons? Sponsers
What is minaret? Narrow tower from which Muslims are called to prayer
What is calligraphy? Decorative writing
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