Type
Crossword
Description

An abstract design made up of patterns or flowers, leaves, vines, or geometric shapes. Arabesque
A system of government in which appointed officials in specialized departments run the various offices. Bureaucracy
The title of the chief Muslim leader who was regarded as a successor of Muhammad from AD 632 to 1924. Caliph
A form of elegant writing. Calligraphy
A group of families that share a comon ancestor. Clan
A Muslim religious leader. Imam
A highly trained and disciplined soldier in the Ottoman Army. Janissary
A period in history that spanned from AD 500's to the 1500's. Medieval
A hired soldier. Mercenary
A Muslim place of worship. Mosque
A fertile place with water in a desert. Oasis
A journey to a holy place. Pilgrimage
A teacher believed to be inspired by God. Prophet
A ruler of the Safavid Empire; the Persian title for "king." Shah
An Islamic system of law that covers all aspects of human behavior. Shari'a
A ruler of the Ottoman Empire. Sultan
The sympathy for the beliefs and practices of others. Tolerance

Chapter 18 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A muslim empire in the middle east from 1300 to roughly 1922 OTTOMANEMPIRE
a ruler from the Ottoman Empire SULTAN
a member of an elite force of soldiers in the Ottoman Empire JANISSARY
the longest sultan ruler of the Ottoman Empire SULEYMAN
a Muslim empire in Iran from 1502 to 1736 SAFAVIDEMPIRE
considered the strongest ruler of the Safavid Empire SHAHABBAS
a title given to the leader of the Safavid Empire SHAH
an empire in India founded in 1526 to 1857 MUGHALEMPIRE
a patron of the arts and a ruler of the Mughal Empire AKBAR
a leader of the Mughal Empire who constructed the Taj Mahal for his wifes tomb SHAHJAHAN
a tomb for Shah Jahans wife, Mumtaz Taj Mahal
the founder of the Safavid Empire ISMAIL
when boys were recruited by the workforce to serve the Ottoman government DEVSHIRME

The Muslim World Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A fertile area in the desert Oasis
The journey Muhammed and his followers made in the year 622 A.D. hijra
A religion based on belief in one god monotheistic
Muslim house of worship mosque
the fifth pillar of islam hajj
the struggle in God's service jihad
the sucessor to Muhammad caliph
the towers of the mosques minarets
the mosque official who calls Muslim worhsippers to prayer muezzin
Turkish leader or authority figure sultan
the ability to move up a social class social mobility
intricate design that consists of curved lines and floral shapes used in Muslim art arabesque
beautiful handwriting calligraphy
land ruled by a sultan sultanate
Hindu social system caste
rajah local Hindu rulers
Muslim religious communities in the Ottoman Empire millets
the elite force of the Ottoman Army janizary
the name for a Safavid king Shah

Muslim Empires TANVI T Crossword

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Crossword
Description

warriors for Islam ghazi
centered in Constantinople, the Turkish imperial state ottoman
"one with power" title for ottoman rulers sultan
uses huge cannons to conquer constantinople mehmed
the magnificent,lawgiver suleyman
member of an elite force of soldiers janissary
a Persian title that mean "king" shah
safavid capital esfahan
religious tyrant, expanded Safavid empire Ismail
helped create the Safavid culture shah Abbas
Shi'ite Muslim dynasty Safavid
Muslim state dominion over India mughal
in Istanbul and is the largest mosque in the ottoman empire Mosque of Suleiman
founder of mughal dynasty babur
belief system blends with Hindu and Islam traditions Sikh
taj mahal was made by shah jahan
grandson of babur, expanded the empire akbar
European city captured by Suleiman in 1521 Belgrade
Safavid and Ottoman declined because of poor leadership
beautiful handwriting calligraphy
greatest way to show blending of culture architecture

Muslim Empires Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Consist of the Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal empires Gunpowder Empires
Well known ruler is the Ottoman Empire, rules from 1520-1566 and was known for expanding the empire Süleyman the magnificent
group of Muslims who descended from Turks, Afghans, and Mongols are now located here India
Rulers of the Safavid empire also known as kings to the Persians were called Shahs
Allowed other people to freely worship in their belief Religious tolerance
Empire ended because of too much money spent on war and palaces Mughal empire
Considered on of the strongest rulers of the Safavid empire who used merit to employ government workers Shah Abbās
Symbol or perfection and beauty in the ottoman empire Tulips
Popular art type in ottoman and Mughal empire; mosque of Süleyman (ottoman) Miniature painting
Ottoman came from early leader under this name Osman I
Leader who needed non-Muslim tax and created a fair and affordable tax system Akbar
Syncretism of Hinduism, Christianity, and Zoroastrianism Divine faith
This piece of Mughal empire architecture was built in 1631 Taj Mahal
Rulers of the Ottoman Empire were called Sultans
All the Muslims of this empire Safavid empire Shia Muslims
Muslim Turks of Anatolia around the 1300s are now a apart of this empire Ottoman
By WWI the Ottoman Empire was very weak and was known as the Sick man of Europe
Larger portion of the Islamic religion believe that the ruler does not have to be a descendant is Muhammad and can be voted on by the people Sunni

Chapter 18 Choice Board Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The middle East's most powerful Empire run by "Suleyman the Lawgiver" Ottoman Empire
A title given to a Muslim sovereign (specifically the Ottoman sovereign) Sultan
A system used by Suleyman to recruit his warriors Devshirme
The title given to Suleyman's greatest warriors Janissary
The leader of the Ottoman Empire that helped it reach it's peak Suleyman
A powerful empire run by "Abbas the Great" Safavid empire
The son of Abraham in the Muslim/jewish religion Ismail
The leader of the Safavid Empire Abbas
The title given to the head of some empires Shah
A powerful empire run by Akbar Mughal Empire
The leader of The Mughal Empire who helped it reach it's peak Akbar
The grandson of "Akbar the Great"/ leader who began the fall of the Mughal empire Shah Jahan
A famous landmark built by Shah Jahan after the death of his favorite wife Taj Mahal

Chapter 10: Muslim Civilizations Crossword

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Description

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

Chapter 18 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A significant Muslim king who had a janissary. Sultan
Took place in Southwest Asia; conquered many lands. OttomanEmpire
A Turkish land force supporter that formed the Sultan's guard. Janissary
Ruled the Safavid Empire as _______ the Great. Shah Abbas
Ruled the Ottoman Empire. Suleyman
Took place in modern day Iran; created a new capital. Safavid Empire
Invaded and conquered northwest India. Mughal Empire
Conquered Iran and Persia at age fourteen. Ismail
Under the Ottoman Empire, young boys would be held captive as slaves. Devshrime
King. shah
Was a powerful ruler of India from 1556 to 1605. Akbar
Successor of Akbar; killed all of his competitors for his throne. Shah Jahan
One of the world's most beautiful buildings dedicated to Shah Jahan's favorite wife. Taj Mahal

chapter 19 vocabulary Crossword

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Crossword
Description

a fundamental truth or proposition that serves as the foundation for a system of belief or behavior or for a chain of reasoning. principle
the former Hindu practice of a widow throwing herself onto her husband's funeral pyre. Suttee
authorized or generally accepted theory, doctrine, or practice. Orthodoxy
the title of a Turkish officer of high rank. Pasha
a Muslim sovereign. Sultan
the power or right to give orders, make decisions, and enforce obedience. Authority
a landowner, especially one who leases his land to tenant farmers. Zamindars
a title of the former monarch of Iran. Shah
the separate part of a Muslim household reserved for wives, concubines, and female servants. Harem
The Gunpowder Empires is a term used to describe the Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal empires. Gunpowder
having or showing intelligence, especially of a high level. Intelligent
a state of disorder due to absence or nonrecognition of authority. Anarchy
a body of Muslim scholars recognized as having specialist knowledge of Islamic sacred law and theology. Ulema
In the Ottoman Empire, the Grand Vizier was the prime minister of the Ottoman sultan, with absolute power of attorney and, in principle, dismissible only by the sultan himself. grand vizier
a member of the Turkish infantry forming the Sultan's guard between the 14th and 19th centuries. janissary

Ottoman Empire Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Caliph
Debt
Egypt
Industrialization
Islam
Janissaries
Modernizing
Ottoman Empire
Reforms
Secular
Selim
Sick man of Europe
Sultan
Tanzimat
Ulama
Western Culture
Young Ottomans
Young Turks

Muslim Civilizations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The art of beautiful handwriting practiced by Muslim artists is called Calligraphy
Local HIndu rulers were called rajahs
The Islamic system of law Sharia
Great leader of Ottoman Empire Suleiman
Chief builder of the Mughal empire Akbar
Writer of history of Persia, titled Book of Kings Firdawsi
Name for a successor to Mohammed caliph
Slender towers, architectural features ofmosques minarets
Sacred text of Islam Quran
Elite forces of Ottoman Empire army janizaries