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Islam
a religion
Allah
the G-d of Muslims
Muhammad
a caliph, the messenger of Allah
Salat
prays Muslims must do 5 times a day
Arabic
the language Muslims pray in
Zakat
it means charity
Hajj
a pilgrimage
Ramadan
the month that Muslims fast (eat no food)
mosque
the house of worship of the Muslims
Shari
code of laws
Hagia Sophia
beautiful church built during the time of Justinian
Mecca
the holy city of the religion of Islam
Constantinople
captial city of the Byzantine Empire
caliph
political and religious leader of the Islamic religion
jihad
a stuggle to get spiritual peace
the Koran
the sacred text of Islam
Justinian and Theodora
rulers of the Byzantine Empire
autocrat
ruler of a monarchy
Sunni
a branch of the religion of Islam, 90% of the Muslims are Sunni