WHAP Chapter 6 Vocabulary

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

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