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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

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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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SW Asia Crossword

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What was the largest empire in SW Asia? Ottoman Empire
What is the belief in one God? Monothiesm
The main relgion of SW Asia is _______. Islam
What is the "holy city"? Jerusalem
Country made for the Jews. Israel
The country that is left of the Ottoman Empire. Turkey
City Muslims visit during Hajj. Mecca
Holy book of Islam. Quran
The torah is which religion's holy book? Judiasm
SW Asia has a ____ and dry climate. Hot
About _____% of Muslims in the word are Shia. Fifteen
Who is the founder of Islam? Muhammad
The version of Islam that believes that a decendent from Muhammad should lead the religion. Shia
Most muslims are _______. Sunni
Converting salty water to fresh water for drinking and farming. Desalination
______ is the capital of Saudi Arabia. Riyahd
The river that flows through Syria and Iraq to join the Tigris in the Shatt al-Arab, which empties into the Persian Gulf. Euphrates
The river flows south from the mountains of southeastern Turkey through Iraq and empties itself into the Persian Gulf. Tigris
The terrorist group that caused 9/11. Al-Qaeda
The place of worship for Muslims. Mosque

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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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The Middle East Word Search

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Sunni
Shia
Jewish
Anti-semtism
Tailban
Dead Sea
Pakistan
Israel
Red Sea
Persian gulf
Turkey
Afghanistan
Al-qeuda
Chirstain
Hussein
Iran
Iraq
Iraq invasion
Islam
Muslim
Oil
Oil reserves
Osama bin-Latin
Ottoman Empire
Saudi Arabia

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Islamic empire Crossword

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Who is the Muslim god? Allah
What is a a Muslim man who was a religious and political leader in the past called? Caliph
What is one of many reports describes the words, actions, or habits of the Islamic prophet Muhammad? Hadith
What is the religion of the Muslims? Islam
What is a head Scarf worn by Muslim women called? Hijab
What is the small stone building in the court of the Great Mosque at Mecca called? Kaaba
Who is the founder of Islam? Muhammad
What is a follower of Islam called? Muslim
What a person Muslims believe was chosen by God to teach two core messages called? Prophet
What is the holy book of Islam? Qur'an
What is a Muslims guide to their lifestyle? Sunnah

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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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10.1-10.2 Vocabulary Crossword

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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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Middle East Vocabulary Crossword

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Religious leaders hold the power IRAN
One of the world's most important source of oil IRAQ
The birthplace of several different religious ISREAL
Most Turkish people live here TURKEY
Has been in war for years AFGHANISTAN
Is the home to the religion of Islam SAUDI ARABIA
Independent small country, Borders Egypt and Israel GAZA STRIP
Northern part of Indian Ocean bounded by by Pakistan and Iran ARABIAN SEA
Connects Red Sea to Mediterranean Sea SUEZ CANAL
Lies between Strait of Hormuz and the Indian Ocean PERSIAN GULF
Flows through northeast Iran and the southwest to the Arabian Peninsula TIGRIS RIVER
Flow through Jordan JORDAN RIVER
One of the most historically important rivers in western Asia EUPHRATES RIVER
Between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf STRAIT OF HORMUZ
method in which water is supplied to plants at regular intervals for agriculture IRRIGATION
Water that is contamination WATER POLLUTION
The unbalanced division of anything UNEQUAL DISTRIBUTION
An ethnic group that the native language is a variety of Arabic ARAB
A ethnic group that was with the Ottoman Empire KURD
Believes the new leader should be in the prophets Muhammad's bloodline SUNNI
Believed in the teachings of Muhammad ISLAM
Newest Religion JUDAISM
World's largest religion CHRISTIANITY
A variety. State of being diverse. DIVERSITY
Believed the new leader should be of the head of state SHIA MUSLIM
a community who share a common cultural background ETHNIC GROUP
A set of individuals whose identity as such is distinctive in common doctrines, practicers or rituals RELIGIOUS GROUP

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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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Southwest Asia Unit 2 Word Search

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Kuwait
Genocide
Farsi
Israel
Culture
Religious Groups
Ethnic groups
Shias
Sunni
Bible
Torah
Koran
Quran
Muhammad
Adolf Hitler
Osama bin laden
Saddam Hussein
Suez Canal
Gaza Strip
Strait of hormuz
Persian Gulf
Saudi Arabia
Iran
Iraq
oligarchy
Queen
King
Dictatorship
Parliamentary Democracy
Unitary
Federal
Democracy
Autcracy
Theocracy
Holocaust
Antisemitism
Monotheistic
Turkey
Afghanistan
Arabs
Kurds
Persians
Christianity
Islam
Judaism

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