Flashcards in Chapter 13 Places Deck (7):
Each year muslims visit this place because it is the native city of Muhammed, take part in hajj.
Country in which Islam was born, holds influential trade routes.
Muhammed organized his followers into the Umma here, started the 'seal of the prophets.'
Regions conquered by Islamic army between 633-637, just south of Turkey on Mediterranean coast.
Syria and Palestine
Conquered by Islamic army in the 640s, incorporated Persian influence, northeastern Africa on Mediterranean coast.
East of Syria and Palestine, north of Arabia, strong literary influence in Islamic culture.