Flashcards in Week 10 Deck (12):
Islam's fear of images - idol worshippers
Had prohibition to distance themselves from Pagans, Christians and Persians who had statues and figures.
Arabic art that was a way for Muslim artists to do art without associating their art with real things.
Mosque. Term is used for all Arabic religions.
Financial support. Rich Muslim used this to support local mosques.
Woman. Chapter 4 of the Qur'an.
Women in Fiqh
How jurists view women depends on local customs.
Early Arab Conquests
Between 635-645, Muslims took over Byzantine and Sasanian empires. By 698, they had North Africa.
Muslims in Iberian Peninsula
In 731, Umayyad Spain fought Christians in modern france in Battle of Poitiers.
Fall of Umayyad in Spain
The Umayyad fell to Spanish crusaders in 1085.
In order to legitimatize their authority over Christians, the Church declared Holy War on Muslims in 1095.
Specifically went after Jerusalem, which they took control over in 1099.
The Muslims strike back
In 1154, Muslims recaptured Damascus. In 1187, they recovered much of Palestine, and Jerusalem.