WHAP Chapter 6 Vocabulary

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

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