WHAP Chapter 6 Vocabulary

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

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