Islam Vocabulary Puzzle Crossword

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Oct 5, 2016
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The ritual of washing of the hands, face, arms, top of head, and feet that Muslims must perform before Salah. Wudu
A Muslim scholar trained in Islam and Islamic Law. Ulama
Chapters of sections of the Qur'an Surah
The fourth Pillar of Islam which is a month of prayer and fasting that commemorates the Night of Power. Ramadan
Arabic word that means "recite" or "recitation" Qur'an
First Islamic shrine, which Muslims believe was built by Abraham. Ka'bah
The leader for prayer at a mosque who is chosen for his knowledge of Islam and his personal holiness Imam
A termed meaning "migration", it recalls the escape of Muhammad from his enemies in 622 C.E. And the beginning of the establishment of Islam. Marks the start of the Islamic Calendar. Hijrah
A Muslim who has memorized the Qur'an Hafiz
A word meaning "story" the sayings and stories of Muhammad that are meant to form guidance for living out Islam. Hadith
The foundational and practices of Islam were set forth by Muhammad that are meant to form guidance for living out Islam Five Pillars
Islamic leaders regarded as successors of Muhammad for Sunni Muslims. Caliph
Arabic word for God Allah
In Islam, "the call to prayer" Adan

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ISLAM CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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Oct 5, 2016
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In Islam, the "call to prayer" Adan
Arabic word for God Allah
Islamic leaders regarded as successors to Muhammad for Sunni Muslims Caliph
The foundational and practices of Islam that were set forth by Muhammad and are practiced by all Muslims Five pillars
Word meaning "story", the sayings and stories of Muhammad that are meant to form guidance for living out Islam Hadith
A Muslim who has memorized the Qur'an Hafiz
A term meaning "migration", it recalls the escape of Muhammad from his enemies in 622 C.E. And the beginning of the establishment of Islam. Marks the start of Islamic calendar Hijrah
The leader for prayer at a mosque who is chosen for his knowledge of Islam and his personal holiness Imam
The first Islamic shrine, which Muslims believe was built by Abraham. Destroyed by pagans, it was reclaimed by Muhammad when he captured Mecca in the seventh century. Ka'bah
Arabic that means "recite" or "recitation." In Muslim belief, God's final revelation superseding both Jewish and Christian Bibles. Qur'an
The Fourth Pillar of Islam, which is a month of prayer and fasting that commemorates the Night of Power. Ramadan
Chapters or sections in the Qur'an. Each surah is a separate revelation received by Muhammad. Surah
A Muslim scholar trained in Islam and Islamic Law. Ulama
The ritual washing of the face, hands, arms, top of head, and feet that a Muslim must perform before Salah. Wudu

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Chapter 8 Islamic Civilization Crossword

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Mar 7, 2016
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A Muslim house of worship Mosque
Muslim marketplace Bazaar
A tool that helps sailors navigate by the position of the stars Astrolabe
The tower of a mosque from which Muslims are called to prayer Minarets
A Muslim leader Caliph
Group of Muslims who accepted the rule of the Umayyad caliphs Sunni
Group of Muslims who believed the descendants of Ali should rule Shia
Seljuk Leader Sultan
A religion based on the teachings of Muhammad Islam
A green area in a desert fed by underground water Oasis
The leader of an Arab tribe Sheikh
Groups of traveling merchants and animals Caravans
The Holy Book of Islam Quran
Islamic code of law Shariah
Profession of Faith 5 pillars Shahada
Prayers 5 pillars Salah
Giving of Alms 5 pillars Zakah
Fasting during the month of Ramadan 5 pillars Saum
Pilgrimage to Mecca 5 pillars Hajj
Creator and last prophet of Islam Muhammad

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The World of Islam Crossword

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Feb 21, 2017
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monotheistic religion that emerged in the Arabian Peninsula during the 7th century AD Islam
a pilgrimage to Makkah, one of the requirements of the 5 Pillars of Islam hajj
the ruler of an Arabic tribe, chosen from one of the leading families by the council of elders sheikh
the holy scriptures of the religion of Islam Quran
a Muslim group that only accepts descendants of the Umayyads as the true rulers of Islam Sunni
"struggle in the way of God" jihad
a law code drawn up by Muslim scholars after Muhammad's death; it provided believers with a set of practical laws to regulate their daily lives shari'ah
a Muslim group that accepts only the decendants of Muhammad's son-in-law Ali as the true rulers of Islam Shiite
A Muslim house of worship mosque
A high government official in ancient Egypt or in Muslim countries Vizier
"Holder of power"; the military and political head of state under the Seljuk Turks and the Ottomans sultan
A successor of Muhammad as spiritual and temperoal leader of the Muslims caliph
A covered market in Islamic cities bazaar
Geometric patterns repeated over and over to completely cover a surface with decorations arabesque
The crier that calls the Muslim faithful to prayer from the minaret of a mosque muezzin
An instrument used by sailors to determine their location by observing the positions of stars astrolabe
The tower of a mosque from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer 5 times a day minaret
Arabic for "God"; the supreme god of Islam Allah
the journey of Muhammad and his followers to Madinah in 622, which became year 1 of the official calendar of Islam Hijrah
a successor of Muhammad as spiritual and temporal leader of the Muslims caliph
the tower of a mosque from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer five times a day minaret
Lasted from 750-1258 after the Umayyad dynasty and was a more prosperous time; Baghdad became the capital and both Arab and non-Arab Muslims could hold civil and military offices Abbasid dynasty
Islamic leader after Muhammad who expanded and united the Muslim world Abū Bakr
peninsula between Egypt and Mesopotamia; mostly desert land Arabian Peninsula
capital during the Abbasid dynasty Baghdad
site in Gaul (now France) that halted the Arab expansion in Europe Battle of Tours
Arabs living in the desert who were among the first to convert to Islam bedouin
sea north of Persia; Arab traders carried goods here and beyond Caspian Sea
capital of Umayyad, Spain; largest city in Europe after Constantinople in 750 Córdoba
dynasty that arose in Egypt after Abbasid dynasty; focus of trade shifted to Cairo, Egypt Fatimids
acts of worship of the Islam faith: belief, prayer, charity, fasting, and pilgrimage Five Pillars of Islam
location in Spain where the Islamic palace Alhambra was built in the fourteenth century Granada
caliph of Abbasid dynasty; his reign is described as a golden age Hārūn al-Rashīd
Arabic historian in the fourteenth century who argued for a cyclical view of history Ibn Sīnā
Arabic philosopher in the twelfth century who wrote a commentary on Aristotle's surviving works Ibn-Khaldūn
Arabic philosopher and scientist who wrote a medical encyclopedia that among other things, stressed the contagious nature of certain diseases; also known as Avicenna Ibn-Rushd
Rich widow who became Muhammad's wife and became the first convert to Islam Khadija
"city of the prophet"; city to which Muhammad and his supporters went in 622 Madinah
Mecca, city in the Arabian Peninsula where Muhammad was born; location of the Kaaba, a holy shrine Arabs revered for its association with Abraham Makkah
Pastoral people who conquered much of the known world in the early thirteenth century with a destructive force Mongols
twelfth-century Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer; wrote the Rubaiyat Omar Khayyám
sultan of Egypt who took control of Syria; his army invaded Jerusalem in 1187 and destroyed the Christian crusaders there Saladin
nomadic people from central Asia who converted to Islam and took command of the empire in 1055 Seljuk Turks
greatly expanded the Arab Empire, ruled from 661 to 750 Umayyad dynasty
city of the prophet Madinah
Those who practice the religion of Islam Muslims
The journey of Madinah is known as Hijrah
They perform prescribed prayers five times a day prayer
Give part of their wealth to the poor Charity
Muslims refrain from food and drink from dawn to sunset Fasting
belivers are expected to make a _____________ to Makkah at least once in their lifetime Pilgrimage
Muslims believe there is no deity but the One God, and Muhammad is his messenger Belief
Who conquered the entire Persian Empire by 650? Arabs
"holder of power" Sultan
Who took over most of Anatolian Turks

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Southwest Asia (The Middle East) Crossword

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Sep 12, 2016
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lived in Iran before the arrival of Islam in the 7th century Persians
Descendants of the Medes, an ancient Iranian people Kurds
have 15 million followers Judaism
Denominations include Catholicism, Orthodxy, and Protestantism Christianity
Holy cities include Mecca, Medina, and Jerusalem. Islam
Believe that the supreme leader (Caliph) does NOT need to be related to Muhammad Sunni Muslims
Believe that the supreme leader (Caliph) must be a blood relative of muhammad Shi'a Muslims
Language of Arabs Arabic
Language of Kurds Kurdish
Language of Persians Farsi
Founder of Judaism Abraham
Founder of Judaism Jesus
Founder of Islam Muhammad
Followers of Judaism Jews
Followers of Christianity Christians
Followers of Islam Muslims
Share a common culture Ethnic Group
The belief system Religious Group
Jesuses birthday and an important holiday for christians Christmas
Month Muslims fast during Ramadan
Sacred text for Judaism Torah
Sacred text for Christianity Bible
Sacred text for Islam Qur'an (or Koran)
Belief in only one God Monotheism
Rules that Muslims have to meet/follow Five Pillars
Main symbol of Christianity Cross
Muslims name for God Allah
What Allah means Peace
Building Jews use for worship Synagogue

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The beginnings of Islam Crossword

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Oct 26, 2016
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People who believe in the basic principle of Islam muslims
A building used for Muslim worship mosque
Successor, or religious leader of a Muslim community caliph
A group of people who resisted the rule of the Umayyads Shia
Accepted the elected caliphs and did not resist the Umayyads Sunni
Was elected Successor the year 632 when Muhammad died. Abu Bakr
Established the muslim empire Muhammad
The holy book of Muslims religion Qur'an
Teachings and practices of Muhammad used as guides for living Sunnah
A person who moves from place to place rather than settle permanently. nomad
A desert area that contains water oasis
Families of people related by blood or marriage clan
Arabic word for God Allah
The belief in only one God monotheism
A journey to a sacred place or shrine pilgrimage
I was elected caliph and ruled until 644 Umar
Was opposed by rebels in 656 Uthman
Was the last caliph befor the set up of hereditary dynasty Ali

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MEDIEVAL ISLAM CROSSWORD — RIYA PALURI

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Jan 17, 2018
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A monotheistic major world religion, founded by the prophet Muhammad in Arabia in the 7th century. Islam
Someone who follows/practices Islam. It means “one who surrenders to God,” which means they accept submission to Allah. Muslim
The founder and teacher of Islam. He was a prophet and God’s messenger. He was born in 570 in Mecca, as a member of the tribe Quraysh and the clan of Hashim. MUHAMMAD
The belief in the existence of only one God. Allah is the one God that is worshipped in the religion of Islam. Islam is a widely practiced form of __________. MONOTHEISM
A person who speaks for God. Muslims believe that they received a special mission from God to guide humanity. The Qur’an identifies Muhammad as a _______. PROPHET
A city in western Saudi Arabia. It is the holiest city of Islam, because it is the birthplace of Muhammad, and Islam itself. Muslims turn towards this city five times a day in prayer. Only Muslims are allowed to enter the city, and almost all Muslims travel to this city on a pilgrimage at least once in their lifetime. MECCA
A building that serves as a shrine to God in the Great Mosque in Mecca. It is considered to be the most sacred site for Muslims. It is a cube-shaped structure that is about 50 feet tall. During most of the year, it is covered with a huge black cloth called the kiswah. KA'BAH
A city in western Saudi Arabia. There’s a major Islamic pilgrimage site in the city, Al-Masjid an-Nabawi. It’s home to the Green Dome, that’s built over the tombs of Muhammad, and caliphs Abu Bakr and Umar. The city was previously known as Yathrib, and Muhammad made a famous migration to this city in 622. MEDINA
The name of the journey that Muhammad and his followers made from Mecca to Medina in 622 in order to escape persecution. The year of this journey is the first year of the Muslim calendar. In 639, Caliph Umar introduced the ______ era, now written as AH. HIJRAH
The daughter and only child of Muhammad and Khadijah. She was born in 604 AD in Mecca, and died in 632 AD in Medina. She was also called al-Zahra, which means “Shining One” in Arabic. FATIMA
The central religious holy book of Islam, that Muslims believe to be a revelation from God, revealed by angel Gabriel to Muhammad. It means recitation in Arabic. It is divided into 114 chapters called “surahs.” QUR'AN
The verbally transferred record of the teachings, deeds, and sayings of Muhammad. It also includes various reports of Muhammad’s companions. In Arabic, it means “habitual practice.” It’s a major source of Shari’ah, or Islamic law. SUNNAH
A political-religious state under the leadership of an Islamic leader, or caliph. It includes the Muslim community and the lands and people under its control in the centuries after Muhammad’s death. The empire of the _________ included most of Southwest Asia, North Africa, and Spain at its height, and it fell in the mid-13th century. CALIPHATE
A region in the southwest corner of Asia. It’s also called Jazīrat Al-ʿArab, which means “Island of the Arabs” in Arabic. It is the birthplace of Islam, which was introduced to this land in the 7th century. 95% of the population in the _______ _________ is Muslim. ARABIANPENINSULA
The dynasty of the ________ was the first great Muslim dynasty to rule the empire of the caliphate. It’s sometimes referred to as the Arab kingdom. They were a clan of the Quraysh tribe in Mecca, and their leader was Abu Sufyan. UMAYYADS
He was born in 602 in Mecca and died in 680 in Damascus. He was an early Islamic leader, and founder of the great Umayyad dynasty of caliphs. He restored unity to the Muslim empire and made Damascus its capital. He ruled from 661 to 680. MU'AWIYAH
One of the two major branches of Islam. It consists of the majority of Muslims. They recognize the first four caliphs as Muhammad’s rightful successors. The rift between the _______ and the Shi’ite still lasts to this day. SUNNIS
One of the two major branches of Islam. It consists of a minority of Muslims. They believe that Muslim leadership belonged to Muhammad’s son-in-law, Ali, and his other descendants only, not all four caliphs. The rift between the _______ and the Sunnis still lasts to this day. SHI'ITE
This battle is also called Battle of Poitiers. It was fought in October 732, and Charles Martel, ruler of the Frankish kingdoms, defeated Muslim invaders from Spain. It was one of the most significant military battles in history because Martel’s victory prevented Muslim conquest and Islamization of Western Europe. BATTLEOFTOURS
It’s an Arabic term that means “struggle,” or “battle.” It represents the spiritual, internal struggle that Muslims undergo to become closer to God. A small percentage of Muslims use ______ to justify acts of violence and terrorism. JIHAD
It’s Islamic law, the fundamental religious concept of Islam. It was systemized during the 8th and 9th century, during the Muslim era. It relies heavily on the Qur’an and the Sunnah. SHARI'AH
The first pillar of Islam. It’s the Muslim profession of faith. “There is no god but Allah” and “Muhammad is the prophet of Allah.” It must be recited aloud by every Muslim at least once in their lifetime, with a full understanding of its meaning. SHAHADAH
The second pillar of Islam. It’s the daily ritual prayer that all Muslims are required to perform. Muhammad observed the five ritual prayers: salat al-fajr(dawn), az-zuhr(midday), al-asr(afternoon), al-maghrib(sunset), and al-isha(evening). SALAT
The third pillar of Islam. It means “purification.” It is charity, or the wealthy giving food/riches to the poor and needy. It is required for Muslims to share at least 2.5% of their wealth with the needy. ZAKAT
The fourth pillar of Islam. It’s fasting, or not eating or drinking during daylight hours. It is mentioned in the Qur’an. “O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you, as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may learn self-restraint." (Quran 2:183) SIYAM
The fifth pillar of Islam. It’s the annual Islamic pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Every capable adult Muslim is required to make this pilgrimage at least once in their lifetime. The pilgrimage rite starts on the 7th day of Dhu al-Hijjah (the last month of the Islamic year) and ends on the 12th day. HAJJ
It’s an Arabic word that means “community.” or “people group.” It’s the collective Islamic community of Muslims. A nation is a political concept, while but citizenship in the ______ mostly involves commitment to a certain religion. UMMAH
A Southeast Asian country made up of thousands of volcanic islands. It is the country with the largest Muslim population, with about 13% of the world’s Muslims, which is over 200 million Muslims. About 87% of the population of __________ is Muslim. INDONESIA
It’s a record of the words, actions, and habits of Muhammad. It’s a major source of religious law and moral guidance for Muslims. The term is derived from an Arabic root, and it means “account” or “report.” The Sunnah came from the _______. HADITH
It’s the Arabic word meaning “God.” He is the one and only God in Islam. In Islamic theology, ______ is the all-powerful and all-knowing creator and sustainer of the universe, as well as the judge of humankind. ALLAH
A place of worship for followers of Islam. There are two main types, the large, state-controlled ones, and the smaller ones, operated privately. They are the center of community worship. MOSQUE
The official who stands on the minaret of a mosque and proclaims the call to prayer for the public worship five times a day. The term means “crier.” They cry, “Allah is most great. I testify that there is no God but Allah. I testify that Muhammad is the prophet of Allah. Come to prayer. Come to salvation. Allah is most great. There is no God but Allah.” MUEZZIN
The term means “leader.” They give the sermon from a raised pulpit called the minbar. They can lead an Islamic prayer service in a mosque, serve as a community leader, or provide religious guidance. IMAM
The direction of the sacred shrine of the Ka’bah in Mecca. Muslims face this direction while praying five times a day, or performing the salat. In a mosque, a semicircle on the wall, called a niche, indicates the _______. QIBLAH
The ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is the month in which Muslims observe the fourth pillar of Islam, siyam, or fasting. _______ begins and ends with the appearance of the new moon. In Islamic tradition, one of the last nights of this month, “The Night of Power,” is the night on which God was revealed to the prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel. RAMADAN
A Middle Eastern city, capital of Israel. It has been a Holy city to not only Muslims, but also Christians and Jews for thousands of years. It is considered to be the 3rd holiest cities for Muslims, after Mecca and Medina, because according to Islamic tradition, it is where Muhammad went on the Night Journey, met God, and ascended to heaven. JERUSALEM
The judge of a Shari’ah court. They make decisions according to Shari’ah. They hear only religious cases, such as inheritance, marriage, divorce, etc. The ruling of the _____ was final in these situations. QADI
An Islamic scholar who interprets and explains Islamic law. They have legal authority and can give a formal legal opinion, or fatwa, in court, as an answer to an inquiry by a judge. MUFTI
The spread of cultural beliefs, social activities, ideas and ways of life, and other cultural elements from one group of people to another. It occurs as different societies interact through trade, travel, and conflict. Because Islamic lands were located at the crossroads of medieval trade routes through 3 different continents, _______ _________ occured. CULTURALDIFFUSION
One of the greatest dynasties of the Muslim empire of the caliphate. It overthrew the Umayyad caliphate in 750 and reigned until the Mongol invasion in 1258. Under the ________ ________, the caliphate expanded eastward, instead of westward like under the Umayyad dynasty. The capital was moved to Baghdad. ABBASID ABBASIDDYNASTY
Military expeditions beginning in the late 11th century. They were organized by western European Christians in response to Muslim wars of expansion. Their objectives were to retake control of the Holy Land in the eastern Mediterranean, stop the spread of Islam, and to recapture formerly Christian territories. Many participants saw them as a means of redemption for sins. There were three main _________, only one of which was majorly successful. CRUSADES
Refers to what is permitted or lawful in traditional Islamic law.The term is used in the Qur’an, along with the term haram, to designate what is allowed and what is forbidden. They are commonly used in relation to food. For example, most seafood is _______. HALAL
Refers to what is forbidden or unlawful in traditional Islamic law. It is the opposite of halal. The term is used in the Qur’an, along with the term halal, to designate what is allowed and what is forbidden. They are commonly used in relation to food. For example, pork, gelatine, and alcohol are all _______. HARAM
Also known as Avicenna, he was a Persian Muslim physician, and one of the most famous and influential philosophers of the medieval Islamic world. He wrote The Book of the Cure, a philosophical and scientific encyclopedia, and The Canon of Medicine, which is one of the most famous medical books in history. IBNSINA
Also called A Thousand and One Nights, it’s a famous collection of Middle Eastern and Indian stories. The tales of Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sinbad the Sailor have nearly become a part of Western folklore. In the book, a wife tells her husband a new story each night to avoid execution. The stories take place in China, India, Egypt, and many Muslim cities. ARABIANNIGHTS
Mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through intense direct personal experience of God. It’s also called Islamic mysticism. SUFISM
A type of design that is characterized by intertwining plants in repeating elegant patterns. It originally included birds and other animals, but when it was adapted by Muslims around 1000, no birds or other animals were included because depiction of living things is forbidden in the Qur’an. ________ is an essential part of the decorative tradition of Islamic culture. ARABESQUE
The art of beautiful handwriting. It’s the highest form of decorative art for Muslims. _________ was used to copy the Qur’an and decorate everyday items, such as coins, pottery, tiles, and swords. Arabic is written from right to left, and consists of 17 characters, which, with the addition of dots placed above or below certain characters, make the 28 letters of the Arabic alphabet. CALLIGRAPHY
The supreme ruler of a Muslim state. It’s derived from an Arabic term meaning “authority” or “power.” SULTAN
Nomadic people from China, whose leader was Genghis Khan. They started their wars of conquest in the 13th century, and attacked much of Central Asia, where they destroyed cities, killed hundreds of thousands of Muslims, and enslaved many others. They built a vast empire that stretched across Asia. MONGOLS

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Chapter 10 Crossword Puzzle

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Jan 24, 2017
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The aramic word for god Allah
The Islamic sacred book Quran
An Arabic word meaning "path" or "way" Sharia
The Arab founder of Islam Muhammad
The religion of the Muslim Islam
A follower of the religion of Islam Muslim
The migration of the Islamic prophet Muhammad Hijrah
A Muslim place of worhsip Mosque
the verbally transmitted record of the teachings, deeds and sayings, silent permissions of the Islamic prophet Muhammad Sunna
The chief Muslim civil and religious ruler Caliph
The first four leaders in the Islamic community Rightly Guided
A struggle or fight against the enemies of Islam. Jihad
A member of the Muslim dynasty Umayyads
Companion of 1st Muslim leader after Muhammad Abu-Bakr
Muhammad's successor Ali
A city of iraq Damascus
One of the two main branches of Islam Shia

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Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Crossword

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Feb 7, 2017
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a push for Jews to have a homeland is Israel Zionism
Jewish house of worship Synagogue
food that is satisfies Jewish law Kosher
father and founder of Judaism Abraham
religious teacher of Judaism Rabbi
rules of morals that Jews must follow Ten Commandments/covenant
denomination that strictly follows the rules of Torah Orthodox
son of God Christ
Christian house of worship Church
day of worship for Christians Sunday
name of Christian calendar Gregorian
celebrates birth of Jesus Christ Christmas
he made Christianity official religion of Roman Empire Constantine
he made Christianity official religion of Roman Empire Bible
name of God in Islam Allah
founder of Islam Muhammad
believe that most qualified should be leader of Islam Sunnis
believe that Muhammad's nearest relative should be leader of Islam Shiites
celebrates the time that the Qu'ran was revealed to Muhammad Ramadan
declaration of faith, daily prayer, charitable giving, etc. Five Pillars
religious place of worship for Muslims Mosque

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The World of Islam Crossword

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Feb 23, 2017
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Arabic for "God"; the supreme god of Islam Allah
The ruler of an Arabic tribe, chosen from one of the leading families by a council of elders Sheikh
A pilgrimage to Makkah, one of the requirements of the Five Pillars of Islam Hajj
The journey of Muhammad and his followers to Madinah in 622, which became year 1 of the official calendar of Islam Hijrah
Monotheistic religion that emerged in the Arabian Peninsula during the seventh century A.D. Islam
The holy scriptures of the religion of Islam Quran
A law code drawn up by Muslim scholars after Muhammad's death; it provided believers with a set of practical laws to regulate their daily lives Shariah
A successor of Muhammad as spiritual and temporal leader of the Muslims Caliph
"Struggle in the way of God" Jihad
A Muslim group that accepts only the descendants of Muhammed's son-in-law Ali as the true rulers of Islam Shia
A Muslim group that accepts only the descendants of the Umayyads as the true rulers of Islam Sunni
A high government official in ancient Egypt or in Muslim countries Vizier
"Holder of power," the military and political head of state under the Seljuk Turks and the Ottomans Sultan
A Muslim house of worship Mosque
Geometric patterns repeated over and over to completely cover a surface with decoration Arabesque
The tower of a mosque from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer five times a day Minaret
The crier who calls the Muslim faithful to prayer from the minaret of a mosque Muezzin
Lasted from 750-1258 after the Umayyad dynasty and was a more prosperous time; Baghdad became the capital and both Arab and non-Arab Muslims could hold civil and military offices Abbasid dynasty
Islamic leader after Muhammad who expanded and united the Muslim world, conquering the entire Persian Empire, northern Africa, and the Byzantine Empire by 650. Abū Bakr
Peninsula between Egypt and Mesopotamia; mostly desert land Arabian Peninsula
Capital during the Abbasid dynasty Baghdad
Site in Gaul (now France) that halted the Arab expansion in Europe Battle of Tours
Arabs living in the desert who were among the first to convert to Islam Bedouin
Sea north of Persia; Arab traders carried goods here and beyond Caspian Sea
Capital of Umayyad, Spain; largest city in Europe after Constantinople in 750 Córdoba
Dynasty that arose in Egypt after Abbasid dynasty; focus of trade shifted to Cairo, Egypt Fatimids
Acts of worship of the Islam faith: belief, prayer, charity, fasting, and pilgrimage Five Pillars of Islam
Location in Spain where the Islamic palace Alhambra was built in the fourteenth century Granada
Caliph of Abbasid dynasty; his reign is described as a golden age Hārūn al-Rashīd
Arabic historian in the fourteenth century who argued for a cyclical view of history Ibn Sina
Arabic philosopher in the twelfth century who wrote a commentary on Aristotle's surviving works Ibn-Khaldūn
Arabic philosopher and scientist who wrote a medical encyclopedia that among other things, stressed the contagious nature of certain diseases; also known as Avicenna Ibn-Rushd
Rich widow who became Muhammad's wife and became the first convert to Islam Khadija
"City of the prophet"; city to which Muhammad and his supporters went in 622 Madinah
City in the Arabian Peninsula where Muhammad was born; location of the Kaaba, a holy shrine Arabs revered for its association with Abraham Makkah
Pastoral people who conquered much of the known world in the early thirteenth century with a destructive force Mongols
Prophet who received final revelations from God (after Moses and Jesus) Muhammad
People who practice the religion of Islam Muslims
Twelfth-century Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer; wrote the Rubaiyat Omar Khayyám
Sultan of Egypt who took control of Syria; his army invaded Jerusalem in 1187 and destroyed the Christian crusaders there Saladin
Nomadic people from central Asia who converted to Islam and took command of the empire in 1055 Seljuk Turks
Greatly expanded the Arab Empire, ruled from 661 to 750 Umayyad dynasty
The act of revealing or disclosing; disclosure. Revelations
An act or instance of submitting. Submission
To adjust with relation to, or bring into due relation to surroundings, circumstances, facts, etc. Oriented
Characterized by a very complicated or involved arrangement of parts Complex
To gather together Compiled
To eat into or away; destroy by slow consumption or disintegration Eroded
A series of comments, explanations, or annotations Commentary
To change in form, appearance, or structure; metamorphose Transform
A headscarf covering the head and neck Hijab
A cloak that covers the full body, with a head-scarf worn underneath Chador
A vail that completely covers the face and body Burka
Believing there is no deity but the One God, and Muhammad is his messanger Belief
Performing the prescribed prayers five times a day Prayer
Giving part of one's wealth to the poor. Charity
Refraining from food and drink from dawn to he sunset through the month of Ramadan. Fasting
Making a pilgrimage to Makkah once in a lifetime. Pilgrimage
A place Muslims believe Muhammad ascended into heaven. The Dome of the Rock
A type of script used in the earliest copies of the Quran. Kufic script

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Islam crossword puzzle

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Jan 7, 2017
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First caliph AbuBakr
decorated books, carpets, swords, and entire walls arabesques
successor caliph
accounts in which events are arranged in order in which they occured chronicle
pilgrimage to Mecca hajj
prayer leader imam
holy struggle to bring Islam to other lands jihad
theological schools madrasas
marketplaces bazaars
vision revelation
the art of elegant handwriting calligraphy
Islamic code of law for all aspects of life shariah
chief sheikh
a building that may serve as a place of worship, a school, a court of law, and a shelter mosque
Muhammad's daughter Fatimah
Muslims' god Allah
the holiest city in Islam; Muhammad's birthplace Mecca
Muhammad ruled there after being cast out of Mecca; original name was Yathrib Madinah
the belief in one God monotheistic
known as the prophet of Islam Muhammad
prophet nabi
fertile or green areas within a desert oasis
name means "recital" Quran
long, white garment worn by men in the Saudi Arabia thobe
the worldwide community of Muslim believers ummah
the religion practiced by Muslims Islam
a payment (gift) of money or property to the bride dowry
nomadic Arab tribes bedouin
long, black robe worn by Iranian woman chador
separate women's quarters in a traditional Muslim home harem

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