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The name of the nomads in
the Arabian Peninsula:
The
Bedouins
The Holy Book of Islam is
known as the:
Qur’an
(Koran)
The last great prophet
according to Islamic tradition:
Muhammad
The following three prophets
were accepted as part of the
Islamic belief from Jewish
and Christian tradition:
Abraham
Moses
Jesus
T or F: The Islamic faith
is polytheistic.
FALSE –
There is
but one
true God.
T or F: Muslims tolerated
Jews and Christians.
TRUE
THE FIVE PILLARS OF FAITH:
 Creed
Alms
Hajj
Fasting
Prayer
Muslim conquest of lands in
Syria and Palestine sparked
this reaction from Christians:
A call for
CRUSADES to
regain the Holy
Lands (9)
T or F – The Muslim Empire
preserved and extended
ancient Greek learning.
TRUE
T or F: The Muslim Empire
slowed trade in the
Mediterranean.
False!
Trade was
accelerated!
Among the major differences
between the Muslim sects of
the Sunni and the Shi’a
(Shiites) are:


Differences over who
should succeed
Muhammad as caliph.
Differences over the
use and interpretation
of the Qur’an.
T or F: While Islamic teachings
discouraged slavery, the practice
still remained widespread.
TRUE
The Battle fought between the
Muslims and the Franks in 732
in which the Muslims were
conquered:
Battle of
Tours
With the growing size of the
Islamic empire, the provinces
were eventually divided into 3:
CALIPHATES
The Muslims will retain control of
this European country until the
Re-conquest (Reconquista) by
Ferdinand and Isabella in the late
1400s:
Spain