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meaning God in Arabic Allah
the holy book of Islam Quran
the last prophet Muhammad
a body of law governing all Muslims Sharia
a Monotheistic religion that developed in Arabia Islam
a follower of Islam Muslim
Muhammad's migration from Mecca to Yathrib Hijrah
an Islamic place of worship Mosque
an Islamic model of living based on Muhammad's teachings sunna
a title that means successor or deputy caliph
a dynasty that ruled the Muslim Empire from A.D 661-750 Umayyads
became the first Caliph in 632 Abu Bakr
Muhammad's cousin and son-in-law Ali
where the Umayyads moved their capital to Damascus
The branch of Islam whose members acknowledge Ali and his descendants as the rightful successors of Muhammad Shia
the branch of Islam whose members acknowledge the first four caliphs as the rightful successors of Muhammad Sunni
A dynasty that ruled much of the Muslim Empire from A.D 750 to 1258 Abbasids
a member of a Muslim dynasty that traced its ancestry to Muhammad's daughter Fatima Fatimid
a city where the Abbasids moved their capital to Baghdad

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The beginnings of Islam Crossword

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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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spread of islam Crossword

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two weak empires that enabled Islam to spread byzantinepersian
spiritual and worldly leader after Mohammad's death Caliph
Who was the first Caliph? abubakr
majority Muslim group Sunni
minority muslim group shiite
Modern country with most Shiite muslims Iran
which group believes you can appoint the Caliph? Sunni
Shiites trace themselves to the fourth Rightly Guided Caliph (name?) ali
First Muslim Dynasty Umayyad
Capital of the Umayyad Dynasty Damascus
Dynasty during the Muslim Golden Age? Abbasid
capital of the Abbasid dynasty Baghdad
main college in the Abbasid capital house of wisdom
ran the government for the caliph vizier
ethnic group of muslims, favored in the Umayyad dynasty arabs
two places Abbasid dynasty wanted to control trade persian gulf central asia
who died in 632? Muhammad
Islams holiest city? Mecca
a muslims spiritual journey to Mecca haj
how is the 4th caliph related to the prophet cousin

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The World of Islam Crossword

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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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Chapter 10: Muslim Civilizations Crossword

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This person was born in the oasis town of Mecca around A.D.570 Muhammad
This place was a bustling market town at the crossroads of several caravan routes. MECCA
Yathrib was renamed as this ______ also known as the "city of the prophet." Medina
This person was Muhammad's father-in-law an early convert to Islam, should be th first caliph hi name is_____ Abu Bakr
these people moved through the desert to reach seasonal pasturelands for their camels, goats, and sheep Bedouins
_____ is a body of that includes interpretation of the Quran Sharia
The cheif builder of the mughal empire was Babur's grandson his name was ______. Akbar
The second abbasid caliph, al-mansur choose _____ as the site of his new capital Baghdad
Muhammad wnt on a journey known as _____. Hijra
The pilgrimage of Mecca is aso known as Hajj
A struggle in god's service is also known as Jihad
The muslim ruler of Ghur Defeated hindu armies across the northern plains and made _________ his capital. Delhi
After the ottoman turks conquered and took over constantinople they renamed it ________. Istanbul
A muslim mystic who seeks communication with god through meditation, fasting, and other rituals, is also known as. Sufis
A _______ is a member of one of the largest muslim sects; believed that inspiration came from Muhammad and his followers. Sunni
A famous persian physician ____ _____ was known in europe as Avicenna. Ibn Sina
A member of one of two major muslim sects. They believed that muhammad's daughter and son-in-law, Ali, are the true leaders, is called? Shiite
This person set the standards for the scientific sudy of history, his name is ______. Ibn Khaldun
This person is one of the greatest muslim mathematicians, his name is ___ _________. Al-khwarizmi
Local hindu rulers, in place, are also known as? Rajah
This dynasty ruled bagdad from 750-1258 it was formed and lead by Abu al-Abbas. Abbasid
______ is the name of God among Muslims. Allah
The shiite muslim empire that ruled much of present-day Iran from the 1500s to the 1700s, is also known as________. Safavid
The safavid king was also known as/called the ____ Shah
A tomb built by Shah Jahan for his wife, is also known as the ____ ______. Taj Mahal

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Chapter 10 Crossword Puzzle

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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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Islam Review Puzzle Crossword

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Someone who travels from place to place nomad
Name of the first caliph AbuBakr
Temple in Mecca built by Abraham and Ishmael Kaaba
Dynasty responsible for extending the Muslim Empire to Spain and N. Africa Umayyad
Religion that believes in only one god Monotheism
To murder someone important for religious or political reasons Assassinate
This empire contributed to the creation of many Muslim inventions Abbasid
City where Muhammad built up his army after being kicked out of Mecca Medina
Name of the region of the Arabian Peninsula that is covered in desert Empty Quarter
Naturally occurring water source allowed Muslims to travel across the desert Oasis
Built the Kaaba alongside Abraham Ishmael
Muslim holiday of fasting Ramadan
Sect of Islam that believed caliphs did not have to be directly related to Muhammad Sunni
The study of animals and how to take care of them Zoology
Muslim sport involving horses Polo
The art of making beautiful handwriting caligraphy
Holy book of Islam Quran
North African country that separated from the Islamic Empire Egypt
Muhammad's grandson caused a schism in the church Hussein
Muslim law book Sharia
Muhammad was visited by this angel Gabriel
The 5th Pillar of Islam Pilgrimage
Furthest country West that the Muslim empire reached Spain
Capital of Islamic Empire under the Abbasid caliphate Baghdad
Religion most people practiced in Arabia at the time of Muhammad's revelation Polytheism

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History Crossword

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The Islam God Allah
Sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad Quran
The code of law derived by the Koran and from the teachings and examples of Muhammad Sharia
The last of the great prophets, founder of Islam Muhammad
The religious faith of Muslims, founded by the prophet Muhammad Islam
One who has submitted Muslim
The flight of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina to to escape persecution in A.D. 622 Hijrah
A Muslim place of worship Mosque
Islamic model for living based on the life and teachings of Muhammad Sunna
Successor or deputy Caliph
It is what the four caliphs were called Rightly guided
It means striving, it's a inner struggle against evil Jihad
Its when family comes into power, they moved the capital to Damascus Umayyads
The first caliph of Mecca Abu Bakr
The fourth caliph of Mecca, was assassinated in 661 Ali
It's a city in the capital of Syria, it was the capital when the Umayyads moved the capital from Mecca Damascus
Its when you are a caliph and must be a descendant from Muhammad Shia
They are followers that follow Muhammads example Sunni
They controlled the empire in 750, and overthrew the Umayyads Abbasids
It's a claiming descent from Ali and Fatima and its part of a caliphate Fatimid
It's where the Abbasids moved the capital in 762 Baghdad

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The World of Islam Crossword

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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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