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

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