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What does the term, "ulama" refer to?

Ulama refers to "people with religious knowlege"


Oliver Hutchison

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What did the Arabic armies of the Ummayad Dynasty force?

They forced everyone to convert from Sunni to Shia.


Oliver Hutchison

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Where did the Arabic numbers originate?

Arabic numbers had their origins in India

Oliver Hutchison

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What was the central cultural unifying symbol for the Muslims?

The Ka'ba


Oliver Hutchison

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Who was the islamic thinker who studied Aristotle and whose thought, in turn, reflected the rise of European scholasticism?

Ibn Rushd


Oliver Hutchison

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What term means struggle and acts as a call for Muslims to combat evil and ignorance and spread the word of Islam?

Jihad


Evan Meyer

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Who was the most devoted apostle of Muhammed as well as his successor?

Abu Bakr


Evan Meyer

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What did the Arabs force onto those whom they conquered who did not convert to Islam?

A tax called the jizya


Evan Meyer

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What rights were Arab women granted?

The right to inherit land, to divorce their husbands by their own choice, and to engage is business affairs.

Evan Meyer

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Was the Abbasid a conquering dynasty? Was the Umayyad a conquering dynasty?

Abbasid was not, Umayyad was.


Evan Meyer

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What is the Islamic Holy Book and the Text of Muhammad's teachings?

The Quran

Aris Vinsant

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What are the 5 pillars of Islam?

1. Acknowledge that Allah is God, Muhammad is prophet
2. Must pray to Allah daily while facing Mecca
3. Must observe fast during daylight of Ramadan.
4. Give alms to the weak and poor.
5. Must make pilgrimmage to Mecca if able.

Aris Vinsant

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What are the three components of the Jihad?

The Jihad is a struggle to:
combat evil
spread the word of Allah
wage war against the unbelievers of Islam

Aris Vinsant

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What is hijra?

Muhammad's flight from Mecca the Medina, which begins year 1 on the calendar of Islam.

Aris Vinsant

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What is the difference between Shias and Sunnis?

The Shias believed that Ali should have succeeded Muhammad. Sunnis believed that Abu Bakr should have succeeded Muhammad.

Aris Vinsant

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What is the uma

harrison Donnelly

The community of the faithful

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What was the use of the grand canal for

Harrison Donnelly

To allow the north and south to trade easily and grow the economy.

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What was the songs founder and the capital

Harrison Donnelly

Taizu and the capital was Hangsu

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What dynasty inspired Japan the most

Harrison Donnelly

The Tang dynast inspired Japan the most

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Who were the samari and what was there code?

Harrison Donnelly

They were warriors of provinces in Japan, they valued loyalty and discipline. Their code was called bushido.

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Chinese female emperor that created her own secret police force.

Sam nulton

Wu zhao

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Mounted warriors in medieval japan


Sam Nulton

Samurai

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Personal salvation that comes once a person has escaped the cycle of incarnation

Sam nulton

Nirvana(wuwei)

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Who was the author of the tale of genji?


Sam Nulton

Murasaki shikibu

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What is the hajj?

Sam Nulton

The holy pilgrimage to Mecca by Muslims

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