Flashcards in Unit One-Group F Deck (26):
What is umma?
The community within the Muslim people.
What is the second most important document next to the Quran?
What were shoguns?
A military governor who ruled in place of the emperor in Medieval Japan.
Means "struggle" and imposes spiritual and moral obligations
Who is the first and most important Chinese female emperor
Who is the first tang emporer
Variety of rice that allowed for two harvests
Fast ripening rice
Ceremonial warriors used to enforce politics and military actions in japan
Islamic law revealed after Muhammad
Deputy whom served after Muhammad died (not a prophet)
Traditional journey to Mecca started by Muhammad
"One who has submitted"
judges; heard cases at law and based decision on the Quran and Sharia
Isalm Holy City
Allah's one and only prophet
Where was the Abbasid capital located?
Who is the Muslim God who chose Muhammad as his prophet
institutions of higher education that started by the 10th century
the root of the modern work check- drawn on the parent bank; could draw money in city and cash it in another
is the allocation of agricultural lands; ensure equal distribution of lands by land fertility and recipients needs; 1/5 hereditary then rest went for redistribution
is the "house of Islam"; a term for the Islamic World
What are the 5 pillars?
1. Allah is the only God
2. Everyday must pray to Allah facing Mecca
3. Fast during Ramadan
4. Contribute alms and relief to the poor
5. Make the pilgrimage to Mecca if possible.
What is the tax that non-Muslims must pay?