WHAP Chapter 6 Vocabulary

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

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