WHAP Chapter 6 Vocabulary

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

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