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who did muhammad marry?
what is the name of Muhammad's baby?
where were special rocks/idois held?
who is allah?
overlord God of all the nature Gods
the sacred books of the Muslims is
what does the word koran mean?
who does Muhammad take over the tribe from?
what three things did Muhammad preach
- social change
- women as religious equals
- need better morals
where did Muhammad go when people got mad at him for the one God concept?
what year did the Muslim calender start?
what does Muhammad become in Medina
a public magistrate
how much of the captured Mecca land does Muhammad get?
what year was the battle of Badr?
when does Muhammad die?
who do the sunni-orthodox worship and why
- Abu Bakr
- represents best person for the job
who did the shi'ites worship and why
- presents family of Muhammad
how many people are Sunni today?
how many people are shi'ite today?
what did Abu Bakr do?
expanded Islamic empire to Egypt, Syria, and Iran
what did Umar do?
- occupy captured land
- used koran and Muhammad's teachings as a guide
- spread Islam through middle east
Islamic house of worship
migration of the people
best model for proper living
law that regulates family life, moral conduct, and business
a center of learning established in Baghdad
house of wisdom
what did the umayyads do?
moved capital away from Mecca to Damascus
what did the Abbasids do?
- murdered remaining umayyads in 750
- moved capital to Baghdad
name the 5 pillars of Islam and explain
- Faith: One god- allah
- Prayers: 5 times a day facing Mecca
- Fasting: no food or drink during Ramadan
- Alms: 10% of income to charity
- Pilgrimage: hajj- once in a lifetime to mecca
what is the main language of the Islams
a persian scholar
who founded algebra?
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