WHAP Chapter 6 Vocabulary

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

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