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Groups of kin-related Bedouin herders.
The house of god.
Political and religious successor of Muhammad.
Sphere circle of women in a polygamous household.
The victory of Abbasids over Umayyads; resulted in conquest of Syria and capture of Umayyad capital.
Two branches of Islam.
Non-muslims captured in slave-raids in east Africa.
Muhammad's wife.
One of the five pillars of Islam; pilgrimage to Mecca.
The defeat of rival prophets and some of the larger clans.
A frankish leader who stopped the expanding of Umayyad into Europe.
Community of faithful, which transcended the old tribal boundaries.
Holy wars launched to forcibly spread Islam.
Grandson of former Umayyad caliph who fled to spain and founded a caliphate.
Members of a Christian sect who were taxed heavily by the Byzantines and rallied to the Arabs.
The battle in which Husayn was killed.
Muslim converts
Chief administrator and head of the caliph's inner council.
The clan which founded the city of Mecca.
Areas in deserts with under ground water supplies; later developed into large trading centers.
Nomadic culture developed over the centuries, based on camel and goat herding.
The Bedouin tribe which included the Umayyads.
Tax on non-Muslims
Cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad; the fourth 'rightly guided Caliph'.
Political center of Umayyads after assasination of Uthman.
'People of the Book'.
One of the five pillars of Islam; donate to charities.
The third caliph who was assassinated.
Sailing vessels with lateen sails.
Leader of a clan.
Reports if statements or actions of Muhammad.
The prophet and creator of Islam.
Party which traced back to Muhammad's uncle, Al-Abbas; an Islamic dynasty.
A town north of Mecca; so called Yathrib.
Ali's second son; killed in the battle of Karbola.

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