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Antolia
Ashkenazim
Bedouins
caliph
cartel
fez
Hasidim
imam
Iran
Knesset
OPEC
Sephardim
sharia
Turkey
Yiddish
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World History word search

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arab
Ramadan
samarra
Granada
arabesques
muezzin
minaret
astrolabe
burka
chador
hijab
morocco
dowry
bazaar
mongols
saladin
abbasid
umayyad
mosque
sultan
Vizier
Sunni
Shia
jihad
caliph
bedouin
Muslim
Mecca
Muhammad
shari'ah
hajj
hijrah
islam
quran
Allah
sheikh

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 World of Islam Word Search

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Description

ABBASID DYNASTY
ARABESQUE
ARABIAN PENINSULA
BAGHDAD
BAZAAR
BEDOUIN
CALIPH
CASPIAN SEA
COMMENTARY
CORDOBA
DOWRY
ERODED
FATIMIDS
FIVE PILLARS OF ISLAM
GRANADA
HAJJ
HIJRAH
IVN RUSHD
JIHAD
KHADIJA
MADINAH
MAKKAH
MONGOLS
MOROCCO
MOSQUE
MUEZZIN
MUHAMMAD
MUSLIMS
QURAN
REVELATIONS
SELIJUK TURKS
SHARI'AH
SHEIKH
SUBMISSION
SULTAN
SUNNI

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

Middle East Vocab. Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a country occupying most of the Arabian sea Saudi Arabia
a country southwest of Asia and north o Saudi Arabia iraq
a republic southwest of asia iran
a coastal area on the east Mediterranean gaza strip
northwest of India and east of of Iran Afghanistan
connected to the Mediterranean sea by the Suez canal red sea
the northwest arm of the Indian Ocean between India and Arabia Arabian sea
an arm of the Arabian Sea, between southwest Iran and Arabia. Persian gulf
a river in southwest Asia, flowing from east Turkey through Syria and Iraq Euphrates river
a country between Jordan and the Mediterranean Sea Isreal
a river in southeast Asia, flowing southeast from southeast Turkey through Iraq Tigris river

ISLAM CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Chapter 10 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

World Geography Chapter 18 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Differences among groups based on their languages, customs, and beliefs. Ethnic diversity
82% of this country's population are Jewish people. Israel
The Asian part of Turkey Anatolia
This country is on the eastern border of Iran. Afghanistan
The Kazakhs are a minority in their own country of: Kazakhstan
Basic urban necessities like streets and utilities. Infrastructure
Making plants and animals useful for humans. Domesticate
Raising and grazing of livestock. Pastoralism
Longest river in the world Nile
Largest inland body of water on Earth. Caspian Sea
Rich soil made up of sand and mud deposited by moving water. Alluvial
Greek for "land between two rivers." Mesopotamia
Stream beds that remain dry until a heavy rain Wadi
Africa's longest mountain range. Atlas
In the Sahara, a place where underground water surface is (a) Oasis
Morocco produces this which is used in fertilizers. Phosphate
Barley is an example of a ? grain. Cereal
Second-largest climate region in the lands of North Africa, Southwest Asia, and Central Asia. Steppe
Largest desert in the world. Sahara
This type of climate is semiarid and usually averages less than 14 inches annually. Steppe
This climate is hot, dry, and precipitation averages 10 inches or less annually. Desert
This climate has cool, rainy winters and hot, dry summers. Mediterranean
Sandy, dune-covered areas Ergs
Flat, sandstone plateau in a desert climate. Hamada
Stony plains covered with rocky gravel called"desert pavement." Regs
Desert nomad Bedouin
This branch of Islam believes only Muhammad's descendants should lead the Islamic community. Shiites
Most Muslims belong to this branch of Islam. Sunni
Sumerians built these mud-brick temples. Ziggurats
These languages are spoken in most of Central Asia. Turkic
Traditional public marketplace Bazaar
Underground canal Qanat
Belief in one God monotheism
Writing system developed by Sumerians Cuneiform
Form of picture writing Hieroglyphics

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

spread of islam Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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