Type
Crossword
Description

where is Arabia? MiddleEast
number of regions in the Arabia Peninsula eight
Hijaz means? Barrier
the land to the East of the Hijaz is called? Najd
Sacred place in Islamic history MakkahAlMukarramah
blessed place within Makkah CaveHira
the place the Prophet migrated to MadinahAlMunawwarah
famous mountain in Madinah Uhud
the first Masjid is the history of Islam Quba
the state of Arabs, before Islam Ignorance
Arabs where known to be courageous
where was Prophet Ibrahim born? Iraq
Name of Prophet Ismail's mother Hajirah
where did Prophet Ismail and his mother live? Makkah
how many sons did Prophet Ismail have? twelve
Prophet Ismail son, who was responsible for the Kabah Qaydar
the first name of the Prophet's lineage from the father's side Adnan
made the nation of Arabs; ruled them Qusayy
the name of the Prophet's father? Abdullah
the name of the Prophet's mother? Aminah
the famous tribe in the Hijaz Quraysh
name the Prophet's tribe BanuHashim
great-grandfather of the Prophet Hashim
who was the custodian of the Kabah when the great-grandfather passed away? AbdManaf
name of the Prophet's grandfather AbdAlMuttalib
another name for the Prophet's grandfather Shaybah
name of the well in Makkah zamzam
name of the Prophet's uncle who looked after him AbuTalib
staunch enemy of Islam Abu Lahab
name the uncle who passed away at the battle of Uhud Hamzah

RASULALLAH (S) - PART 1 AND 2 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Grandfather of the Holy Prophet (S) abdulmuttalib
The richest woman in Arabia at the time Khadijah
The Holy Prophet's (S) uncle and father of Imam Ali (AS) abutalib
Month when non-Muslim Arabs performed Hajj Dhulhijjah
six people came from Madinah from this tribe in the 11th year of prophethood khazraj
The valley where two pledges were signed Aqabah
The valley where muslims were forced to remain for 3 years shibabitalib
The Holy prophet's family is known as .... banuhashim
The tribe that was at war with the tribe of Khazraj Aws
The Holy Prophet's (S) birthplace Mecca

The World of Islam Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Southwest Asia and North Africa Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Oasis GREEN/LUSH AREA IN THE DESERT FED BY WATER UNDERGROUND.
Desalinization THE PROCESS OF REMOVING SALT FROM SEAWATER TO MAKE IT DRINKABLE.
O.P.E.C OIL PRODUCING AND EXPORTING COUNTRIES/ORGANIZATION OF PETROLEM EXPORTING COUNTRIES.
Hammurabi's Code HAMMURABI WAS BABYLON'S GREATEST KING AND HE MADE A SET OF LAWS OR CODES.
Israeli A NATIVE OR INHABITANT OF ISREAL, OR A PERSON OF ISRAELI DESCENT.
Arab AN ETHNIC GROUP OF PEOPLE LIVING PRIMARILY IN ARAB STATES IN SW ASIA AND NORTH AFRICA.
Palestinians ARAB PEOPLE LIVING IN ISRAEL, MOST ARE MUSLIMS.
Pharaoh EGYPTIAN KING.
Shah TITLE FOR A KING IN IRAN.
Muhammad MUSLIMS BELIVE THAT MUHMMAD IS THE LAST PROPHET OF ALLAH.
Monotheism BELIEF THAT THERE IS ONLY ONE GOD.
Polytheism BELIEF THAT THERE IS MORE THAN ONE GOD.
Church PLACE OF WORSHIP FOR FOLLOWERS OF THE CHRISTIAN FAITH.
Synagogue PLACE OF WORSHIP FOR FOLLOWERS OF THE JEWISH FAITH.
Mosque PLACE OF WORSHIP FOR THE ISLAMIC FOLLOWERS.
Jerusalem HOLY CITY TO CHRISTIANS,JEWS AND MUSLIMS.
Mecca/Makkah MUSLIM HOLY CITY LOCATED IN SAUDI ARABIA.
Five Pillars of Faith FOLLOWERS OF THE ISLAMIC FAITH ARE EXPECTED TO FOLLOW THESE 5 PRINCIPLES.
Hajj RELIGIOUS JOURNY TO MECCA/MAKKAH THAT MUSLIMS ARE EXPECTED TO MAKE AT LEAST ONCE DURING THAIR LIFETIME.
Bible HOLY BOOK FOR CHRISTIANS.
Torah HOLY BOOK FOR THE JEWISH RELIGION.
Koran/Quran/Qu'ran MUSLIM HOLY BOOK

Persepolis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who was the main character in the book Marjane
What was Marjanes Uncles name? Anoosh
What did Marjane want to be when she got older? Prophet
Where does shah go? Egypt
What was the only food available for Marjanes Grandmother? Bread
What was Marjanes Grandfather? Prince
How old was Marji? Ten
Where did "The Wine" take place? Basement
What was Marjanes Father in need of? Gas
Who was Iran in war with? Iraq
Who did Marjane visit in prison? Anoosh
In "The sheep" what did the republic want to be called? Islamic
What did Marjane think of her family was in Moscow Heroes

Islam Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Ruler of an Arabic tribe sheikh
Arabic for God Allah
Belief in one God monotheism
Lived in the desert, so they traveled to survive Bedouins
Holy scriptures of Islam Quran
Means "peace through submission to the will of Allah" Islam
Their religion is Islam Muslims
Prophet of God, politician, military leader Muhammad
One of Five Pillars of Islam: Make a journey (hajj) to Makkah (Mecca) Pilgrimage
One of Five Pillars of Islam: Do this 5 times a day, facing Makkah Pray
One of Five Pillars of Islam: Give money to poor Charity
One of Five Pillars of Islam: Do not eat or drink from dawn to sunset during Ramadan Fast
One of Five Pillars of Islam: There is only one God, and Muhammad is his prophet Belief
Muslim law code Shariah
Leader of the Muslims Caliph
Warfare in defense of Islam jihad
Muslims who accept only the descendants of Ali as rulers of Islam; in Iraq and Iran Shia
Muslims in the majority today Sunni
High government official Vizier
Covered market Bazaar
Islamic house of worship Mosque
Calls the faithful to prayer from the minaret muezzin
The Arabic world made advances in math, chemistry, medicine, and this science, which is the study of the stars Astronomy

5 Pillars of Islam Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Mecca
Muslim
Prophet
Mohammed
Quran
Allah
Faith
Zakat
Pilgrimage
Fasting
Prayer
Ramadan
Makkah
Pillars
Islam

Islam crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Chapter 8 Islamic Civilization Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

10.1-10.2 Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Rise of Islam Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a small fertile or green area in a desert region, usually having a spring or well. Oasis
the patriarch of a tribe or family; chief: a term of polite address. Sheikh
a group of travelers, as merchants or pilgrims, journeying together for safety in passing through deserts, hostile territory, etc Caravan
a Muslim temple or place of public worship. Mosque
the branch of mathematics that deals with general statements of relations, utilizing letters and other symbols to represent specific sets of numbers, values, vectors, etc., in the description of such relations. Algebra
any substance or substances used in treating disease or illness; medicament; remedy. Medicine
the systematic treatment of magnitude, relationships between figures and forms, and relations between quantities expressed symbolically. Mathematics
Persian poet and mathematician. omar khayyam
the religious faith of Muslims, based on the words and religious system founded by the prophet Muhammad and taught by the Koran, the basic principle of which is absolute submission to a unique and personal god, Allah Islam
a person who speaks for God or a deity, or by divine inspiration. Prophet
founder of Islam. Muhammad
a Semitic language that developed out of the language of the Arabians of the time of Muhammad, now spoken in countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Arabic
, sultan of the Ottoman Empire suleiman i
a city in and the capital of Iraq, in the central part, on the Tigris Baghdad
a republic in SW Asia, N of Saudi Arabia and W of Iran, centering in the Tigris-Euphrates basin of Mesopotamia. Iraq
a city in and the capital of Hejaz, in W Saudi Arabia: birthplace of Muhammad; spiritual center of Islam. Mekkah
a region in Saudi Arabia bordering on the Red Sea, formerly an independent kingdom: contains the Islamic holy cities of Medina and Mecca. Hejaz
religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. Christianity
a group of nations or peoples ruled over by an emperor, empress, or other powerful sovereign or government: Empire
of or relating to the religion, law, or civilization of Islam. Muslim