WHAP Chapter 6 Vocabulary

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

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