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
A monotheistic religion based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus
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.
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
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.
Islamic God Arabic word for God
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.
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
Judges of Islamic law.