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Struggles

make forceful or violent efforts to get free of restraint or constriction.

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Prosperous

successful in material terms; flourishing financially.

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Porcelain

a white vitrified translucent ceramic; china.

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Textiles

a type of cloth or woven fabric

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Flourishing

developing rapidly and successfully; thriving.

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Bazaar

a market in a Middle Eastern country.

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Nomadic

anything that involves moving around a lot

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Grant

agree to give or allow (something requested) to

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Adultery

voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and a person who is not his or her spouse.

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Restriction

a limiting condition or measure, especially a legal one.

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Secluded

(of a place) not seen or visited by many people; sheltered and private.

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Al-Razi

also known by his Latinized name Rhazes or Rasis) (854 CE – 925 CE), was a Persian polymath, physician, alchemist, philosopher, and important figure in the history of medicine.

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Ibn-Khaldun

a North African Arab Muslim historiographer and historian. He is claimed as a forerunner of the modern disciplines of sociology and demography. He is best known for his book, the Muqaddimah or Prolegomena.

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Innovations

the actions or processes of innovating

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Muezzins

a man who calls Muslims to prayer from the minaret of a mosque.

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Alhambra

a palace and fortress complex located in Granada, Andalusia, Spain

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Minaret

a tall slender tower, typically part of a mosque, with a balcony from which a muezzin calls Muslims to prayer.