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Journey of Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622 AD

Hijira

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The holy book of Islam

Quran

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The essential duties of every faithful Muslim

5 pillars

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One of the five pillars of Islam, pilgrimage to Mecca that all Muslims are expected to make in their lifetime

Hajj

4

A holy war by Muslims

Jihad

5

Monotheistic religion founded by Muhammad in Arabia in 622

Islam

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A body of law that includes interpretation of the Quran

Sharia

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Successor to the prophet Muhammad who acted as both religious and political leader

Caliph

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Sect of Islam which venerates Muhammad's son in law Ali, meaning "party of Ali"

Shiite

9

Muslim ruler

Sultan

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Building where Muslims come together to pray

Mosque

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Slender tower from which Muslims are called to prayer

Minaret