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Oasis
A small area in the desert watered by springs and wells.
nomad
A member of a group who has no fixed home and moves from place to place.
tribe
a group pf people of a common bond.
Idol
An image that is worshipped
Bazaar
Open air market
Koran
Islam Holy Book
monotheism
belief in one God.
Islam
A religion based on the teachings of Muhammed
Muslim
A believer in Islam
Hegria
Muhammed Trips to Mecca
Mosque
Muslim place of worship
Sunna
ways of living and customs of Muhammed.
Caliph
Ruler of a Muslim State
Council
an assembly to determine the next Caliph ( ruler)
Sunni
a group of muslim who believes that the leader of Islam should be choosen by group decision
Shiite
a group of muslims who feel leadership should be passed down based on being realted to Muhammed.
Muhammed
Founder of Islam
Allah
Arabic word for God
Muezzin
One that calls Muslims to worship.
Kaaba
Square buliding in Mecca
Hegira
Muhammed's trip to Mecca
Gabriel
An Angel that appeared to Muhammed.
Mecca
When Muslims pray they face this direction.
Shahada
declaration of Faith
Salat
prayer
Zakat
to purify oneself
Sawm
fasting
Abu Bakr
Muhammed's Father in law
Muawiya
Fifth Caliph
Ali
Muhammed's son in law
Uthman
murdered by disgruntle ( angry) people from Egypt
Umar
second caliph
appointed a council on his deathbed.