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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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Religions of SWA Crossword

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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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Monotheistic Religions Crossword

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Belief in only one god Monotheism
belief in multiple gods polytheism
Hebrew escape from Egyptian slavery Exodus
Holy text of Judaism Torah
Jewish place of worship Synagogue
Founder and prophet of Islam Muhammad
Arabic word for god Allah
Writing system and language of Islam Arabic
Holy text of Islam Quran
Muslim place of worship Mosque
Materials that come from the earth such as diamonds and metals Raw materials
Large desert in West Africa Sahara
Founder of monotheistic religion Abraham
Prophet that led the Hebrews out of Egyptian slavery Moses
Holy text of Christianity Bible
Islamic holy city Mecca
Great king of Mali that is known for spreading Islam through West Africa/ Also wealthiest man that ever lived Mansa Musa
Founder of the Songhai Empire Sunni Ali

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The Origins of Islam Crossword

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Small bands of nomadic peoples that moved between scattered oases Bedouin
Arabians survive on the Arabian Peninsula because of Trade
The most important town near the Red Sea where religious pilgrims visited Mecca
An ancient building at the center of Mecca Kaaba
Supreme Islamic god Allah
A faith that influenced Muhammad Christianity
Muhammad believe that Allah called him to be a Prophet
Means “achieving peace through submission to god” Islam
Followers of Islam were called Muslims
The sacred text of Islam Quran
Muslims could only know the full meaning of the Quran in this original language Arabic
Who wrote the Quran? Followers
The name of the building where Muslims worship Mosque
Means “struggle for the faith” Jihad
Behavior and teachings of Muhammad Sunna
Legal system and various rules all Muslims should live by Sharia
Muslims have only one god Monotheistic

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Islamic World Crossword

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Holy Book of Islam Quran
Muslim place of worship Mosque
Go from sunrise to sunset without consuming any water or food Fasting
Helping out others and donating Charity
Pilgrimage to mecca Hajj
Devotion to only Allah and Muhammed Declaration of Faith
The belief in multiple gods polytheistic
The prophet of of the Islamic faith Muhammad
A person who submits to Allah and the religious practices of the religion Islam Muslim
Partisan or follower who believes that leadership comes from descendants of Muhammad's family Shi'ite
They do this 5 times a day Prayer
First city to become converted Medina
People who wrote the quran scribs
Chief God Allah

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Southwest Asia and North Africa Crossword

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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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Rise of Islam Crossword

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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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Muslim Crossword

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Founder of Islam Muhammad
Holy city of Islam Mecca
What modern day country is Mecca in Saudi Arabia
Name of the confession of faith; first pillar of Islam Shahadah
Name of praying 5 times a day; second pillar of Islam Salah
Fasting during the month of Ramadan; third pillar of Islam Zakat
What is the holy pilgrimage to Mecca called in the five pillars of Islam? Hajj
5th pillar of Islam Fasting
What religion was founded by Muhammad? Islam
Holy book of Islam Quran
First monotheistic place of worship Kaaba
How many times do you go on a hajj in your life One
Another name for Muslim God Allah
How many pillars of Islam are there Five
Supporters of the Umayyad Sunni
Supporters of Ali Shia
Early Muslim empire containing most of Spain through Asia Umayyad
Followers of Islam Muslims
Holy wars launched to forcibly spread Muslim faith Jihads
How many names exist for Muhammad Ninetynine

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MEDIEVAL ISLAM CROSSWORD — RIYA PALURI

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A monotheistic major world religion, founded by the prophet Muhammad in Arabia in the 7th century. Islam
Someone who follows/practices Islam. It means “one who surrenders to God,” which means they accept submission to Allah. Muslim
The founder and teacher of Islam. He was a prophet and God’s messenger. He was born in 570 in Mecca, as a member of the tribe Quraysh and the clan of Hashim. MUHAMMAD
The belief in the existence of only one God. Allah is the one God that is worshipped in the religion of Islam. Islam is a widely practiced form of __________. MONOTHEISM
A person who speaks for God. Muslims believe that they received a special mission from God to guide humanity. The Qur’an identifies Muhammad as a _______. PROPHET
A city in western Saudi Arabia. It is the holiest city of Islam, because it is the birthplace of Muhammad, and Islam itself. Muslims turn towards this city five times a day in prayer. Only Muslims are allowed to enter the city, and almost all Muslims travel to this city on a pilgrimage at least once in their lifetime. MECCA
A building that serves as a shrine to God in the Great Mosque in Mecca. It is considered to be the most sacred site for Muslims. It is a cube-shaped structure that is about 50 feet tall. During most of the year, it is covered with a huge black cloth called the kiswah. KA'BAH
A city in western Saudi Arabia. There’s a major Islamic pilgrimage site in the city, Al-Masjid an-Nabawi. It’s home to the Green Dome, that’s built over the tombs of Muhammad, and caliphs Abu Bakr and Umar. The city was previously known as Yathrib, and Muhammad made a famous migration to this city in 622. MEDINA
The name of the journey that Muhammad and his followers made from Mecca to Medina in 622 in order to escape persecution. The year of this journey is the first year of the Muslim calendar. In 639, Caliph Umar introduced the ______ era, now written as AH. HIJRAH
The daughter and only child of Muhammad and Khadijah. She was born in 604 AD in Mecca, and died in 632 AD in Medina. She was also called al-Zahra, which means “Shining One” in Arabic. FATIMA
The central religious holy book of Islam, that Muslims believe to be a revelation from God, revealed by angel Gabriel to Muhammad. It means recitation in Arabic. It is divided into 114 chapters called “surahs.” QUR'AN
The verbally transferred record of the teachings, deeds, and sayings of Muhammad. It also includes various reports of Muhammad’s companions. In Arabic, it means “habitual practice.” It’s a major source of Shari’ah, or Islamic law. SUNNAH
A political-religious state under the leadership of an Islamic leader, or caliph. It includes the Muslim community and the lands and people under its control in the centuries after Muhammad’s death. The empire of the _________ included most of Southwest Asia, North Africa, and Spain at its height, and it fell in the mid-13th century. CALIPHATE
A region in the southwest corner of Asia. It’s also called Jazīrat Al-ʿArab, which means “Island of the Arabs” in Arabic. It is the birthplace of Islam, which was introduced to this land in the 7th century. 95% of the population in the _______ _________ is Muslim. ARABIANPENINSULA
The dynasty of the ________ was the first great Muslim dynasty to rule the empire of the caliphate. It’s sometimes referred to as the Arab kingdom. They were a clan of the Quraysh tribe in Mecca, and their leader was Abu Sufyan. UMAYYADS
He was born in 602 in Mecca and died in 680 in Damascus. He was an early Islamic leader, and founder of the great Umayyad dynasty of caliphs. He restored unity to the Muslim empire and made Damascus its capital. He ruled from 661 to 680. MU'AWIYAH
One of the two major branches of Islam. It consists of the majority of Muslims. They recognize the first four caliphs as Muhammad’s rightful successors. The rift between the _______ and the Shi’ite still lasts to this day. SUNNIS
One of the two major branches of Islam. It consists of a minority of Muslims. They believe that Muslim leadership belonged to Muhammad’s son-in-law, Ali, and his other descendants only, not all four caliphs. The rift between the _______ and the Sunnis still lasts to this day. SHI'ITE
This battle is also called Battle of Poitiers. It was fought in October 732, and Charles Martel, ruler of the Frankish kingdoms, defeated Muslim invaders from Spain. It was one of the most significant military battles in history because Martel’s victory prevented Muslim conquest and Islamization of Western Europe. BATTLEOFTOURS
It’s an Arabic term that means “struggle,” or “battle.” It represents the spiritual, internal struggle that Muslims undergo to become closer to God. A small percentage of Muslims use ______ to justify acts of violence and terrorism. JIHAD
It’s Islamic law, the fundamental religious concept of Islam. It was systemized during the 8th and 9th century, during the Muslim era. It relies heavily on the Qur’an and the Sunnah. SHARI'AH
The first pillar of Islam. It’s the Muslim profession of faith. “There is no god but Allah” and “Muhammad is the prophet of Allah.” It must be recited aloud by every Muslim at least once in their lifetime, with a full understanding of its meaning. SHAHADAH
The second pillar of Islam. It’s the daily ritual prayer that all Muslims are required to perform. Muhammad observed the five ritual prayers: salat al-fajr(dawn), az-zuhr(midday), al-asr(afternoon), al-maghrib(sunset), and al-isha(evening). SALAT
The third pillar of Islam. It means “purification.” It is charity, or the wealthy giving food/riches to the poor and needy. It is required for Muslims to share at least 2.5% of their wealth with the needy. ZAKAT
The fourth pillar of Islam. It’s fasting, or not eating or drinking during daylight hours. It is mentioned in the Qur’an. “O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you, as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may learn self-restraint." (Quran 2:183) SIYAM
The fifth pillar of Islam. It’s the annual Islamic pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Every capable adult Muslim is required to make this pilgrimage at least once in their lifetime. The pilgrimage rite starts on the 7th day of Dhu al-Hijjah (the last month of the Islamic year) and ends on the 12th day. HAJJ
It’s an Arabic word that means “community.” or “people group.” It’s the collective Islamic community of Muslims. A nation is a political concept, while but citizenship in the ______ mostly involves commitment to a certain religion. UMMAH
A Southeast Asian country made up of thousands of volcanic islands. It is the country with the largest Muslim population, with about 13% of the world’s Muslims, which is over 200 million Muslims. About 87% of the population of __________ is Muslim. INDONESIA
It’s a record of the words, actions, and habits of Muhammad. It’s a major source of religious law and moral guidance for Muslims. The term is derived from an Arabic root, and it means “account” or “report.” The Sunnah came from the _______. HADITH
It’s the Arabic word meaning “God.” He is the one and only God in Islam. In Islamic theology, ______ is the all-powerful and all-knowing creator and sustainer of the universe, as well as the judge of humankind. ALLAH
A place of worship for followers of Islam. There are two main types, the large, state-controlled ones, and the smaller ones, operated privately. They are the center of community worship. MOSQUE
The official who stands on the minaret of a mosque and proclaims the call to prayer for the public worship five times a day. The term means “crier.” They cry, “Allah is most great. I testify that there is no God but Allah. I testify that Muhammad is the prophet of Allah. Come to prayer. Come to salvation. Allah is most great. There is no God but Allah.” MUEZZIN
The term means “leader.” They give the sermon from a raised pulpit called the minbar. They can lead an Islamic prayer service in a mosque, serve as a community leader, or provide religious guidance. IMAM
The direction of the sacred shrine of the Ka’bah in Mecca. Muslims face this direction while praying five times a day, or performing the salat. In a mosque, a semicircle on the wall, called a niche, indicates the _______. QIBLAH
The ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is the month in which Muslims observe the fourth pillar of Islam, siyam, or fasting. _______ begins and ends with the appearance of the new moon. In Islamic tradition, one of the last nights of this month, “The Night of Power,” is the night on which God was revealed to the prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel. RAMADAN
A Middle Eastern city, capital of Israel. It has been a Holy city to not only Muslims, but also Christians and Jews for thousands of years. It is considered to be the 3rd holiest cities for Muslims, after Mecca and Medina, because according to Islamic tradition, it is where Muhammad went on the Night Journey, met God, and ascended to heaven. JERUSALEM
The judge of a Shari’ah court. They make decisions according to Shari’ah. They hear only religious cases, such as inheritance, marriage, divorce, etc. The ruling of the _____ was final in these situations. QADI
An Islamic scholar who interprets and explains Islamic law. They have legal authority and can give a formal legal opinion, or fatwa, in court, as an answer to an inquiry by a judge. MUFTI
The spread of cultural beliefs, social activities, ideas and ways of life, and other cultural elements from one group of people to another. It occurs as different societies interact through trade, travel, and conflict. Because Islamic lands were located at the crossroads of medieval trade routes through 3 different continents, _______ _________ occured. CULTURALDIFFUSION
One of the greatest dynasties of the Muslim empire of the caliphate. It overthrew the Umayyad caliphate in 750 and reigned until the Mongol invasion in 1258. Under the ________ ________, the caliphate expanded eastward, instead of westward like under the Umayyad dynasty. The capital was moved to Baghdad. ABBASID ABBASIDDYNASTY
Military expeditions beginning in the late 11th century. They were organized by western European Christians in response to Muslim wars of expansion. Their objectives were to retake control of the Holy Land in the eastern Mediterranean, stop the spread of Islam, and to recapture formerly Christian territories. Many participants saw them as a means of redemption for sins. There were three main _________, only one of which was majorly successful. CRUSADES
Refers to what is permitted or lawful in traditional Islamic law.The term is used in the Qur’an, along with the term haram, to designate what is allowed and what is forbidden. They are commonly used in relation to food. For example, most seafood is _______. HALAL
Refers to what is forbidden or unlawful in traditional Islamic law. It is the opposite of halal. The term is used in the Qur’an, along with the term halal, to designate what is allowed and what is forbidden. They are commonly used in relation to food. For example, pork, gelatine, and alcohol are all _______. HARAM
Also known as Avicenna, he was a Persian Muslim physician, and one of the most famous and influential philosophers of the medieval Islamic world. He wrote The Book of the Cure, a philosophical and scientific encyclopedia, and The Canon of Medicine, which is one of the most famous medical books in history. IBNSINA
Also called A Thousand and One Nights, it’s a famous collection of Middle Eastern and Indian stories. The tales of Aladdin, Ali Baba, and Sinbad the Sailor have nearly become a part of Western folklore. In the book, a wife tells her husband a new story each night to avoid execution. The stories take place in China, India, Egypt, and many Muslim cities. ARABIANNIGHTS
Mystical Islamic belief and practice in which Muslims seek to find the truth of divine love and knowledge through intense direct personal experience of God. It’s also called Islamic mysticism. SUFISM
A type of design that is characterized by intertwining plants in repeating elegant patterns. It originally included birds and other animals, but when it was adapted by Muslims around 1000, no birds or other animals were included because depiction of living things is forbidden in the Qur’an. ________ is an essential part of the decorative tradition of Islamic culture. ARABESQUE
The art of beautiful handwriting. It’s the highest form of decorative art for Muslims. _________ was used to copy the Qur’an and decorate everyday items, such as coins, pottery, tiles, and swords. Arabic is written from right to left, and consists of 17 characters, which, with the addition of dots placed above or below certain characters, make the 28 letters of the Arabic alphabet. CALLIGRAPHY
The supreme ruler of a Muslim state. It’s derived from an Arabic term meaning “authority” or “power.” SULTAN
Nomadic people from China, whose leader was Genghis Khan. They started their wars of conquest in the 13th century, and attacked much of Central Asia, where they destroyed cities, killed hundreds of thousands of Muslims, and enslaved many others. They built a vast empire that stretched across Asia. MONGOLS

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Chapter 10: Muslim Civilizations Crossword

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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

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