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Islam

A religion based on the teachings of Muhammad

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Oasis

A green area in a desert fed by underground water

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Isolation

Separation from other populated areas

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Sheikh

The leader of an Arab tribe

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Caravan

A group of traveling merchants and animals

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Authority

Power over thoughts, opinions, and behavior

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Quran

The holy book of Islam

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Shari'ah

Islamic code of law

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Caliph

A Muslim leader

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Sunni

Group of Muslims who accepted the rule of the Umayyad caliphs

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Shia

Group of Muslims who believed the descendants of Ali should rule

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Principles

An important law or belief

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Culture

The customs, art, science, and learning of a group of people

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Slutan

Seljuk leader