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1

what happened in 610 to muhammad while he was meditating in the hills

Angel Gabriel came to speak to him and he received his first revelation

2

what city in 622 did Muhammad first flee too (also known as the ------)

Medina, also known as Hijra

3

what city in 630 does Muhammad return too and conquers without bloodshed

mecca

4

What happened in 632 to muhammad

HE DIED

5

The revelations to muhammad were written down by scribes and became known as the----- which is the holy book of Islam

Quran

6

--- Contains ethical guidelines and laws by which muslims should live there lives, its written in ----- which was language of muhammad

Quran,,,,,Arabic

7

The religion of ----- is -----, it teaches a belief in afterlife, (those most submit to allah)

Islam,,,, monotheistic

8

What do muslims believe Muhammad was

he was a man NOT DIVINE

9

Who was Gods final revelation for man kind (how can they achieve salvation)

Islam (ishmael)
by submitting to the will of allah (five pillars of Islam)

10

what is the first pillar of Islam

Declaration of faith

11

what is the second pillar of islam

daily prayer (sala)

12

What is the third pillar of islam

Charity (zakat)

13

what is the fourth pillar of islam

Fasting (sawn)

14

what is the fifth pillar of islam

pilgrimage (hajj)

15

what are the two groups of muslims that hate each other

Sunni vs shi'a

16

These muslims supported the umayyad dynasty. they believe the caliph doesnt need to be direct descendant of muhammad

sunni

17

these groups of Muslims supported Hussen and believe that the caliph should be direct descendant of muhammed through his son-in-law Ali and his grandson

Shi'a

18

Muhammads journey from mecca to medina in 622.

Hijra

19

The most sacred temple of Islam, located at mecca.

kaaba

20

One of the five pillars of Islam, the pilgrimage to mecca that all Muslims are expected to make at least once in their lifetime.

hajj

21

In islam, an effort in Gods service.

jihad

22

Successor to muhammed as political and religious leader of the muslims

Caliph

23

A member of one of the largest Muslim sects; Sunnis believe that inspiration came from the example of Muhammed as recorded by his early followers

sunni

24

A member of one of the two major Muslim sects: believe that the descendants of Mohammed daughter and son-in-law, ali, are the true Muslim leaders

Shiites

25

Muslim mystics who seek communion with God through meditation, fasting, and other rituals.

sufis

26

Members of the Sunni dynasty of caliphs that ruled a Muslim empire from 661 to 750.

umayyad

27

Slender tower of a mosque, from which Muslims are called to prayer.

Minarets