WHAP Chapter 6 Vocabulary

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

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