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The World of Islam Word Search

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Abbasid Dynasty
Allah
arabesques
Arabian Peninsula
astrolabe
Baghdad
Battle of Tours
bazaar
bedouin
caliph
Caspian Sea
dowry
Fatimids
Granada
hajj
Islam
jjihad
Khadija
Madinah
Makkah
minaret
Mongols
Morocco
mosques
muezzin
Muhammad
Muslims
Quran
Saladin
Seljuk Turks
sheikh
Shia
sultan
Sunni
Umayyad Dynasty
vizier

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The World of Islam Crossword

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Arabic for "God"; the supreme god of Islam Allah
The ruler of an Arabic tribe, chosen from one of the leading families by a council of elders Sheikh
A pilgrimage to Makkah, one of the requirements of the Five Pillars of Islam Hajj
The journey of Muhammad and his followers to Madinah in 622, which became year 1 of the official calendar of Islam Hijrah
Monotheistic religion that emerged in the Arabian Peninsula during the seventh century A.D. Islam
The holy scriptures of the religion of Islam Quran
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 Shariah
A successor of Muhammad as spiritual and temporal leader of the Muslims Caliph
"Struggle in the way of God" Jihad
A Muslim group that accepts only the descendants of Muhammed's son-in-law Ali as the true rulers of Islam Shia
A Muslim group that accepts only the descendants of the Umayyads as the true rulers of Islam Sunni
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 Muslim house of worship Mosque
Geometric patterns repeated over and over to completely cover a surface with decoration Arabesque
The tower of a mosque from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer five times a day Minaret
The crier who calls the Muslim faithful to prayer from the minaret of a mosque Muezzin
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, conquering the entire Persian Empire, northern Africa, and the Byzantine Empire by 650. 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 Sina
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
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
Prophet who received final revelations from God (after Moses and Jesus) Muhammad
People who practice the religion of Islam Muslims
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
The act of revealing or disclosing; disclosure. Revelations
An act or instance of submitting. Submission
To adjust with relation to, or bring into due relation to surroundings, circumstances, facts, etc. Oriented
Characterized by a very complicated or involved arrangement of parts Complex
To gather together Compiled
To eat into or away; destroy by slow consumption or disintegration Eroded
A series of comments, explanations, or annotations Commentary
To change in form, appearance, or structure; metamorphose Transform
A headscarf covering the head and neck Hijab
A cloak that covers the full body, with a head-scarf worn underneath Chador
A vail that completely covers the face and body Burka
Believing there is no deity but the One God, and Muhammad is his messanger Belief
Performing the prescribed prayers five times a day Prayer
Giving part of one's wealth to the poor. Charity
Refraining from food and drink from dawn to he sunset through the month of Ramadan. Fasting
Making a pilgrimage to Makkah once in a lifetime. Pilgrimage
A place Muslims believe Muhammad ascended into heaven. The Dome of the Rock
A type of script used in the earliest copies of the Quran. Kufic script

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Judaism, Christianity, and Islam Crossword

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a push for Jews to have a homeland is Israel Zionism
Jewish house of worship Synagogue
food that is satisfies Jewish law Kosher
father and founder of Judaism Abraham
religious teacher of Judaism Rabbi
rules of morals that Jews must follow Ten Commandments/covenant
denomination that strictly follows the rules of Torah Orthodox
son of God Christ
Christian house of worship Church
day of worship for Christians Sunday
name of Christian calendar Gregorian
celebrates birth of Jesus Christ Christmas
he made Christianity official religion of Roman Empire Constantine
he made Christianity official religion of Roman Empire Bible
name of God in Islam Allah
founder of Islam Muhammad
believe that most qualified should be leader of Islam Sunnis
believe that Muhammad's nearest relative should be leader of Islam Shiites
celebrates the time that the Qu'ran was revealed to Muhammad Ramadan
declaration of faith, daily prayer, charitable giving, etc. Five Pillars
religious place of worship for Muslims Mosque

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Islam crossword puzzle

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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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Islam Vocabulary Puzzle Crossword

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The ritual of washing of the hands, face, arms, top of head, and feet that Muslims must perform before Salah. Wudu
A Muslim scholar trained in Islam and Islamic Law. Ulama
Chapters of sections of the Qur'an Surah
The fourth Pillar of Islam which is a month of prayer and fasting that commemorates the Night of Power. Ramadan
Arabic word that means "recite" or "recitation" Qur'an
First Islamic shrine, which Muslims believe was built by Abraham. Ka'bah
The leader for prayer at a mosque who is chosen for his knowledge of Islam and his personal holiness Imam
A termed 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 the Islamic Calendar. Hijrah
A Muslim who has memorized the Qur'an Hafiz
A word meaning "story" the sayings and stories of Muhammad that are meant to form guidance for living out Islam. Hadith
The foundational and practices of Islam were set forth by Muhammad that are meant to form guidance for living out Islam Five Pillars
Islamic leaders regarded as successors of Muhammad for Sunni Muslims. Caliph
Arabic word for God Allah
In Islam, "the call to prayer" Adan

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Islamic crossword puzzle

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Choose Muslim Leaders Caliphs
Procedures of government Policy
Carry one place to other transport
Muslims accept descendant Sunni
tower of mosque Minaret
Announcer Crier
Muslims give to poor Charity
Leader of Arabs Sheikh
Marketplace Bazzaar
Green area in desert Oasis
Group of merchants Caravans
Holy book of Islam Quran
Fierce Intense
Muslim house of worship Mosque

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spread of islam Crossword

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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

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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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The World of Islam Word Search

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Abbasid Dynasty
Adu Bakr
Allah
Arabian Peninsula
Baghdad
Battle of Tours
Bazaar
Bedouin
Caliph
Caspian Sea
Compiled
Cordoba
Dowry
Fatimids
Five Pillars of Islam
Granada
Hajj
Ibn Rushd
Jihad
Khadija
Madinah
Makkah
Mongols
Morocco
Muezzin
Muhammad
Muslims
Omar Khayyam
Revelations
Samarra
Seljuk Turks
Sheikh
Shia
Sunni
Umayyad Dynasty
Vizier

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World of Islam Word Search

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ALLAH
ARABESQUES
ARABIAN PENINSULA
ASTROLABE
BAGHDAD
BATTLE OF TOURS
BAZAAR
BEDOUIN
CALIPH
CASPIAN SEA
DOWRY
FATIMIDS
FIVE PILLARS OF ISLAM
GRANADA
HAJJ
ISLAM
JIHAD
KHADIJA
MADINAH
MAKKAH
MINARET
MONGOLS
MOROCCO
MOSQUES
MUEZZIN
MUHAMMAD
MUSLIMS
QURAN
REVELATIONS
SALADIN
SELJUK TURKS
SHEIKH
SHIA
SULTAN
SUNNI
VIZIER

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