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lord
in feudalism the noble who granted the land to a vassal
mosque
a Muslim place of religious worship
Vatican
place where the Pope lives
Koran
Muslim holy book
Manorial System
primary economic system during the Middle Ages
Imams
Ali's successors as leaders in the Shi'ah branch of Islam
Ka'bah
Arab shrine in Mecca to which many people journeyed each year
cathedral
a large Christian church
crusades
a series of Christian holy wars fought to regain the holy lands
feudal system
the medieval practice of lords granting land or fiefs to vassals in return for a pledge of military service
guild
trade associations for artisans that standard, restricted competition, and regulated the training of new artisans
hegira
Muhammad's journey from Mecca to Yathrib (Medina)
heresey
religious beliefs that do not agree with those of the majority
minerat
a prayer tower attached to a mosque
apprentice
an unpaid trainee for a trade or craft
arabesque
Islamic art that is made up of repeating patterns
caliph
leaders of the Muslim community who ruled according to the Qu'ran
martyr
people who are willing to die for their religious beliefs
monestary
a place where monks live, work, and pray
Islam
the name of a Muslim religion
Jihad
Muslim holy war or the constant inner struggle by Muslims for faith
journeyman
a semiskilled tradesman that was paid by the day
vassal
in feudalism, a knight who received land from a lord
Shi'ah
the main branch of Islam that followed Ali
Sun'ni
the Orthodox branch of Islam