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WKMS Ch. 11 Vocab.

Review of vocabulary and people for the Ch. 11 test!

Green area fed by underground water in the desert. oasis
Caravan A group of traveling merchants and animals
Holy book of Islam Quran
Head of a tribe sheikh
a desert herder who went from place to place Bedouin
open air marketplace, typically in the center of the city bazaar
mosque Muslim houses of worship
crier a person who tells people to pray five times a day
Al-Razi best known Muslim chemist
a tower from which believers are called to prayer minaret
Taj Mahal famous tomb in India built by Shah Jahan for his favorite wife
Muslims, Jews, and Christians believe in _____________. one god
Founder of Islam Muhammad
The ___________________ Empire allowed religious freedom. Ottoman
The 2 main groups of Muslims Sunni and Shi'ite
The ______________ were threatened by Islam's teachings. rich
The _____________________ were rulers who obeyed Islam's teachings. Rightly Guided Caliphs
Muslims must pray ___________ times a day. 5
Ibn Sina Persian doctor who showed how diseases spread from person to person.
The most important contribution of Muslim scholars was to _________________________. preserve ancient learning
List 3 examples of famous Muslim literature. Rubaiyat, Quran, Arabian Nights
The Arabian Peninsula is primarily composed of what geographical feature? desert
________________ believed the Ummayads should rule. Sunni
______________ believed that descendants of Ali, Muhammad's son-in-law, should rule. Shi'ite
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