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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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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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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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ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION Word Search

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Chapter 8 Islamic Civilization Crossword

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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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Umayyad dynasty
Mecca
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Hajj
camel
Kaaba
Muhammad
Arabian Peninsula
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Sunni
caliph
muslim
Qur'an
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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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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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Arabian Peninsula
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Compiled
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