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an assembly called to pick the next Muslim caliph
council
the successor to Muhammad as political, civil and religious leader of a Muslim state
caliph
the belief that there is only one god
monotheism
the sacred book of Islam that is believed to contain the revelations made to Muhhamad by Allah through the visions of Gabriel
Qur'an
a small area in the desert watered by springs and wells
oasis
any system of social organization made up of villages, bands or other groups with a common ancestry, language, culture, and name
tribe
a member of a group who moves from place to place in search of food, water, and grazing land for their herds
nomad
a believer in Islam
Muslim
every Muslim is required to take this religious journey to Mecca to profess their faith oin Islam.
pilgrimage
the branch of Islam that follows the caliphs elected to succeed Muhammad
Sunni
a group of people that travel together
caravan
an arabian sheik
tribal elder
an open air market
suq
the ancient shrine called the Ka'bah is located in the city of
Mecca
When Mecca surrendered to Muhammad in 630, he
forgave his enemies