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Caliphs
Caliph is the Arabic word for successors of Muhammed. They led Muslims through th 7th centuryAD and published the sacred texts known as the Qur'an.
Gabriel
gabriel was the Angel who talked to Muhammed and also brought Allahs revalations to Muhammed.
Mousqe
Mosque is a muslim house of worship.
Who is the founder of Islam?
The founder of Islam is Muhammed.
Hajj
Hajj is the pilgramage to mecca. Every Muslim must make this trip at least once in their life time.
Allah
Allah is the god of the Islamic religion. It is the Arabic word for God.
Ramadan
Ramadan was the 9th month of the Islamic lunar year. In which all Muslims (except young, elderly, and sick)are expected to fast from sunrie to sunset.
Approximatley how much of the worlds current population is Muslim? Where does the religion rank in terms of followers w/ other religions of th world?
About 19.4% of the worlds population is Muslim. The religion ranks at 2nd most largest after Christians.
Abu'bakr
He was the first caliph after Muhammed died. The first adult to convert to Islam. The first leader of the Sunni Muslims.
Timeline
570:_______ born
Muhammed
Pillars of Islam
The pillars of Islam are guidlines /rules.
What does the word Islam mean?
The word Islam means Submission to Allah.
Minaret
AMinaret is another word for tower or temple. Islamic praryer tower used to call the faith ful to prayer.
What are the 5 pillars of Islam?
The 5 pillars of Islam are 1)profession of faith2)the giving of alms3)Ritual fast during Ramadan5)hajj(pilgramage to mecca)
Qur'an
IT was the written record of Gods words. The Arabic word for "some thing to be recited"
Timeline
661:Muawiya becomes _____
Caliph
Timeline
527-565:_______ rules Roman empire
Justinian
What is the Qur'an , and why should it be read in Arabic?
The Qur'an is the written record of Allahs words. It is read in Arabic because the caliphs want to preserve the sacred meaning w/out losing translation over time.
Whom do the Muslims worship?
The muslims worship Allah. The word means God in Arabic.
Mecca
Mecca is the holyiest city of Islam. Muhammed was born here.
Timeline
627:______ Empire defeats Persia
Byzantines
Timeline
476:western ________ Empire ends
Roman
Muslims
Muslims are the follewrersor wills of Allah in the relgion Islam.
Timeline
520:______ invent decimal system in India
Guptas
Timeline
_____: Muhammed dies
632
What does Arabia mean?
Arabia was the penninsula located east of modern Europe and south of Israel. It was the home land to Muhammed and birth place of Islam.
Islam
Islam was the relgion based on Muhammed. It meanspeace, soundness, or security,(in arabic)it also means submission or surrender to Allah
Muhammed
Muhammed was the prophet of Islam. He was born approxamatley570 AD.