WHAP Chapter 6 Vocabulary

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

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