Vocab 15 Crossword

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Feb 22, 2016
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Byzantine emperor famous for his law code and for reuniting the Roman Empire Justinian the Great
Men who gave up their possessions & devoted their lives to serving God; copied books; educated boys Monk
A monotheistic religion based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus Christianity
A monotheistic religion based on the teachings of the prophet Muhammed based on a body of law written in the Quran. Followers are called Muslims. Islam
traveled through the Arabian Peninsula proclaiming that he was the last prophet of Allah. He believed in one God (Allah) whose words were given to Muhammad and collected by his followers and compiled in Qur'an Mahummad
Holy book of Islam - Book composed of divine revelations made to the Prophet Muhammad between 610 and 632; the sacred text of the religion of Islam. Qu'ran
Islamic God Arabic word for God Allah
Islamic Law - The word "Sharia" means "Path." The Sharia is the body of laws and teachings that directs Muslims along their path to salvation or Paradise. Sharia
City in western Arabia; birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad, and ritual center of the Islamic religion. When fighting occurred between the two cities of Madinah and Mecca, Muhammad was able to take back Mecca. He made it the holy city of Islam. Saudi Arabia Mecca
Judges of Islamic law. Qudi

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World Religions Crossword

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Sep 22, 2016
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The major religion of India Hinduism
Founder of Buddism Siddhartha Guatama
The holy book for Judaism Torah
Holy book of Christianity Bible
Holy book of Islam Quran
Began in Palistine around 2000 BC Judaism
Prophet of Islam Muhammad
Many Gods Polytheistic
One God Monotheism
Belief Jesus is the son of God Christianity
Belief in Islam FivePillars
To be reborn reincarnation
Eightfold Path to Enlightenment is found in this religion Buddhism
Four Noble ____________ Truths
A social class system found in India Castesystem

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Chapter 10 Crossword Puzzle

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Jan 24, 2017
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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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ISLAM CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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Oct 5, 2016
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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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Islam crossword puzzle

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Jan 7, 2017
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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

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Religions of SWA Crossword

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Mar 7, 2016
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Belief in one God. (All three religions believe this) Monotheism
Largest religion in the world Christianity
Christianity is based on the teachings of this man. Jesus
Spiritual text of Christians, believed to be inspired by God. Bible
Followers of the religion of Islam. Muslims
Arabic for "God" Allah
The holy book of Islam Quran
The prophet and founder of Islam Muhammad
The "Five ________" are central to Islamic beliefs. Pillars
Most Muslims are __________. Sunni
Oldest of the monotheistic religions. Judaism
The sacred book of Judaism Torah
The holiest city in Judaism. Jerusalem
What Muslims do during the month of Ramadan. Fast
A religious pilgrimage in Islam to their holy city Mecca Hajj
Believe that the rulers of Islam should descend from Mohammed. Shia
Most traditional sect (branch) of Judaism. Orthodox

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10.1-10.2 Vocabulary Crossword

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Jan 24, 2017
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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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Southwest Asia and North Africa Crossword

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Feb 15, 2017
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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

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The World of Islam Crossword

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Feb 21, 2017
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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
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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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Chapter 8 Islamic Civilization Crossword

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Mar 7, 2016
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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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The beginnings of Islam Crossword

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Oct 26, 2016
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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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