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A fertile are in a desert, watered by a natural sring or well
Oasis
Contains the word of God as revealed to Muhammad.
Quran
Birthplace of Muhhamad.
Mecca
The word for god in Arabic
Allah
The house of worship for muslims.
Mosque
Tower of a mosque from which Muslims are called to prayer.
Minaret
Mosque offical who climbs to the top of the minarets and calles people to prayer.
Muezzin
Muhhammad's flight from Mecca to Medina.
Hijra
Warriors/soldiers of a holy war.
Mujahedeen
Succesor to Muhammad as political and religious leader of Muslims.
Caliph
The five basic duties of Islam.
Five Pillars
Muslim Ruler
Sultan
Muslim mystic who sough communion with god through meditation.
Sufi
Term used for Mongol rule in India.
Mughal
A month of prayers and fasting.
Ramadan
Person who suffers and dies for their beliefs.
Matyr
A sect of Islam believing that calih should be chosen by the leaders.
Sunni
Believed that only the successors to Muhammad should be his desendents.
Shiite
Islamic dynasty that sread Islam from Atlantic to India.
Umayyads
Dynasty that ruled from the city of Baghdad.
Abbassids
Pilgromagge to Mecca
Hajj
In Islam, an effort in gods service.
Jihad