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Word Search
Description

northern india
galileo
sinan pasha
festival
ashura
taj mahal
shah jahan
sultan
ottoman
safavid
empire
mughal
akbar
istanbul
isfahan
lahore

Chapter 18 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A muslim empire in the middle east from 1300 to roughly 1922 OTTOMANEMPIRE
a ruler from the Ottoman Empire SULTAN
a member of an elite force of soldiers in the Ottoman Empire JANISSARY
the longest sultan ruler of the Ottoman Empire SULEYMAN
a Muslim empire in Iran from 1502 to 1736 SAFAVIDEMPIRE
considered the strongest ruler of the Safavid Empire SHAHABBAS
a title given to the leader of the Safavid Empire SHAH
an empire in India founded in 1526 to 1857 MUGHALEMPIRE
a patron of the arts and a ruler of the Mughal Empire AKBAR
a leader of the Mughal Empire who constructed the Taj Mahal for his wifes tomb SHAHJAHAN
a tomb for Shah Jahans wife, Mumtaz Taj Mahal
the founder of the Safavid Empire ISMAIL
when boys were recruited by the workforce to serve the Ottoman government DEVSHIRME

Chapter 18 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A significant Muslim king who had a janissary. Sultan
Took place in Southwest Asia; conquered many lands. OttomanEmpire
A Turkish land force supporter that formed the Sultan's guard. Janissary
Ruled the Safavid Empire as _______ the Great. Shah Abbas
Ruled the Ottoman Empire. Suleyman
Took place in modern day Iran; created a new capital. Safavid Empire
Invaded and conquered northwest India. Mughal Empire
Conquered Iran and Persia at age fourteen. Ismail
Under the Ottoman Empire, young boys would be held captive as slaves. Devshrime
King. shah
Was a powerful ruler of India from 1556 to 1605. Akbar
Successor of Akbar; killed all of his competitors for his throne. Shah Jahan
One of the world's most beautiful buildings dedicated to Shah Jahan's favorite wife. Taj Mahal

MUSLIM EMPIRE Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

who began to seize most of what is now Iran and became the shah 2 years later? Isma'il
he reigned during age of the Mughal Empire Akbar
wrote laws and stabilized his country with an efficient tax code suleyman
the Portuguese were the first Europeans to reach? India
Cultural change is most often prompted by trade, conquest, pursuit of religious freedom or conversion, and ______________. migration
who helped create a safavid culture from the Ottoman, Persian. aqnd Arab worlds? Shah Abbas
in 1736, Nadir Shan Afshar __________ land all the way to india and created an expanded empire conquered
Akabar invented a religion of his own the " Divine _______" faith
Jhangir tried to promote ________ in the Mughal state Islam
While Shah Jahan was building gardens and monuments, his country was suffering. farmers needed tools, roads, etc. But instead they got more _________ to support the building of monuments. taxes
a special building that was made in memory of Mumtaz Mahal that was just as beautiful as her Taj Mahal
means Mongols Mughals
which hemisphere influenced the Safavids? Western
which language was spoken in Safavid empire ? persian
cultural blending may lead to chnage in language, religion, and styles of ___________ government

Chapter 18 Choice Board Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The middle East's most powerful Empire run by "Suleyman the Lawgiver" Ottoman Empire
A title given to a Muslim sovereign (specifically the Ottoman sovereign) Sultan
A system used by Suleyman to recruit his warriors Devshirme
The title given to Suleyman's greatest warriors Janissary
The leader of the Ottoman Empire that helped it reach it's peak Suleyman
A powerful empire run by "Abbas the Great" Safavid empire
The son of Abraham in the Muslim/jewish religion Ismail
The leader of the Safavid Empire Abbas
The title given to the head of some empires Shah
A powerful empire run by Akbar Mughal Empire
The leader of The Mughal Empire who helped it reach it's peak Akbar
The grandson of "Akbar the Great"/ leader who began the fall of the Mughal empire Shah Jahan
A famous landmark built by Shah Jahan after the death of his favorite wife Taj Mahal

Muslim Empires TANVI T Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

warriors for Islam ghazi
centered in Constantinople, the Turkish imperial state ottoman
"one with power" title for ottoman rulers sultan
uses huge cannons to conquer constantinople mehmed
the magnificent,lawgiver suleyman
member of an elite force of soldiers janissary
a Persian title that mean "king" shah
safavid capital esfahan
religious tyrant, expanded Safavid empire Ismail
helped create the Safavid culture shah Abbas
Shi'ite Muslim dynasty Safavid
Muslim state dominion over India mughal
in Istanbul and is the largest mosque in the ottoman empire Mosque of Suleiman
founder of mughal dynasty babur
belief system blends with Hindu and Islam traditions Sikh
taj mahal was made by shah jahan
grandson of babur, expanded the empire akbar
European city captured by Suleiman in 1521 Belgrade
Safavid and Ottoman declined because of poor leadership
beautiful handwriting calligraphy
greatest way to show blending of culture architecture

Gunpowder empire Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The building that Shah John made for his wife. Taj Mahal
Mongol emperor that was known for building the Taj Mahal for one of his wives Shah John
The empire that took over after the Safavid Empire Mongol
The king of the Ottoman Osman
This empire took over after The ottoman empire Safavid
This man was the king/founder of the Mongol Empire Babur
Yurt-style structures were built in this empire Mongol Empire
This man was the founder of the Safavid empire Shah Esmail
Who took over for Osman in the Ottoman empire Mehmad
Kublai Kahn was related to Genghis Khan how? Grandson

Muslim Empires Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Consist of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires Gunpowder Empires
Well known ruler is the Ottoman Empire, rules from 1520-1566 and was known for expanding the empire Süleyman the magnificent
group of Muslims who descended from Turks, Afghans, and Mongols are now located here India
Rulers of the Safavid empire also known as kings to the Persians were called Shahs
Allowed other people to freely worship in their belief Religious tolerance
Empire ended because of too much money spent on war and palaces Mughal empire
Considered on of the strongest rulers of the Safavid empire who used merit to employ government workers Shah Abbās
Symbol or perfection and beauty in the ottoman empire Tulips
Popular art type in ottoman and Mughal empire; mosque of Süleyman (ottoman) Miniature painting
Ottoman came from early leader under this name Osman I
Leader who needed non-Muslim tax and created a fair and affordable tax system Akbar
Syncretism of Hinduism, Christianity, and Zoroastrianism Divine faith
This piece of Mughal empire architecture was built in 1631 Taj Mahal
Rulers of the Ottoman Empire were called Sultans
All the Muslims of this empire Safavid empire Shia Muslims
Muslim Turks of Anatolia around the 1300s are now a apart of this empire Ottoman
By WWI the Ottoman Empire was very weak and was known as the Sick man of Europe
Larger portion of the Islamic religion believe that the ruler does not have to be a descendant is Muhammad and can be voted on by the people Sunni

The Development and Contributions of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Empires Crossword

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Crossword
Description

In the Ottoman Empire, social classes were not fixed by birth, but individuals could move between the two classes based on __________. Merit
As Sultan, __________ improved the justice system, built fortresses, roads, bridges and mosques. Suleyman
During the height of the Ottoman Empire, the __________ thrived, including detailed miniatures and illuminated manuscripts. Arts
The Ottomans were known for their _______ . Non-Muslims lived in separate religious communities and had their own governments, laws, customs, courts, and taxes. religious diversity
This is the name given to non-Muslin religious communities under the Ottoman Sultan’s rule that had its own governments, laws, customs, courts, and taxes. These communities were also responsible for their own education and safety. Millets
This Safavid capital became a world-class city with wide streets, a large central square, mosques, monuments, public baths and open markets. Isfahan
The Safavid Empire made many contributions to world civilization, including __________.. centralized government
__________ was the first ruler of the Safavid Empire. He freed the Persians from the Ottoman Empire of modern-day Turkey. Shah Ismail
The first Shah of the Safavid Empire switched from __________ Muslim to __________ , and decreed that his subjects must similarly convert. This transformation was enforced through a century of wars and persecutions, but it succeeded in giving Persians an identity distinct from their Sunni neighbors. Sunni Shi’ite
Under Shah __________, the Safavid Empire was also known for foreign trade and manufacturing, especially carpet weaving and luxurious fabrics. This Shah also strengthened the economy by lowering taxes on farmers and herders. Abbas the Great
Another contribution of the Safavid Empire under Shah Abbas the Great is it __________; for example, Armenian Christians were brought to the capital to grow the silk trade and they were allowed to govern themselves. Shah Abbas the Great also welcomed artists, poets, and scholars at court. religious tolerance
The Mughal Empire under Akbar experienced a flourishing __________ as a result of his improved tax system that was based on a village’s 10-year average production and allowed for no taxes during lean years. economy
The Mughal Emperor __________ was tolerant of all religions and supported both Hindu and Muslim arts. Akbar
The __________ built by Shah Jahan, is possibly the best example of the blending of Persian, Islamic, and Hindu styles in architecture. Taj Mahal

Chapter 10: Muslim Civilizations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

The Muslim World Expands Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

Taj Mahal
Babur
Selim the Grim
Sultan
Jahangir
Timur the Lame
Ghazi
Shah Jahan
Shah Abbas
Battle of Ankara
Safavids
Janissary
Sikh
Isma'il
Esfahan
Devshirme
Migration
Aurangzeb
Mughal
Murad II
Akbar
Istanbul
Ottoman
Mehmed II
Suleyman the Lawgiver
Shah