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The ------ is the journey made by Muhammad and his followers to Madinah.
Hijrah
The commerical center of towns where goods were sold was called the ------.
Bazaar
A bedouin tribal chieftain was a ------.
sheikh
The pilgrimage to Makkah is the ----.
hajj
A narrative of events in the order in which they occurred is a ---------.
chronicle
The leader pf the Islamic civilation is a ------.
caliph
The Muslim coda of law is that --------.
shari'ah
Money or property brought by a groom to his wife at marriage is called a -----.
dowry
A Muslim house of worshipis a ------.
mosque
Aribic script entwined with plant stems and geometric designs is an ---------.
arabesque
----- mean submission of the will of Allah.
Islam
A struggle or conflict to spread Islam is a -----.
Jihad
The book containing the ethical guidlines and laws followed by Muslims is known as the -----.
Quran
------ is a Turkish title that describes someone who holds power.
sultan
------- is a group traveling together for protection.
caravan
------- is a word describing people who move from place to place.
nomadic
A trip to a holy place is a ----------.
pilgrimage
The voice Mahammad heard calling him to be the apostle of Allah was that of --- ----- --------.
the angle Gaberial
A Muslim group that accepts only the descendants of Muhammad's son-in-law Ali as the true rulers of Islam are ------.
shiite
------ is a Muslam group that accepts only the decendents of the Umayyads as the true rulers of Islam.
sunni
------ is a high government official in ancient Egypt or in Muslim countries.
vizier
--------- is an instrument used by sailors to determine their location by observing the positions of stars.
astrolabe
------- is the crier who calls the Muslim faithful to prayer from the minaret of a mosque.
muezzin
------- is a tower of a mosque form which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer five times a day.
minaret