The Medieval Islamic World: Conflict and Conquest
This captivating book introduces readers to Islamic history through vivid images and intriguing facts. The text works in conjunction with the eye-catching photos and illustrations to give readers a look into the history of Islamic culture, life, and politics, including Muhammad, the Arabian Peninsula, Mecca, the Qur'an, the Five Pillars of Worship, Sunnis, Shi'as, Muslims, and Bedouins. To aid in further development of vocabulary and better understanding of the content, a helpful index and glossary is provided.
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Abbasid Abu Bakr Aisha Ali's angel Gabriel Apostasy Arabia Baghdad Bakr’s basic belief book of Islam called caravan clans Damascus desert Dynasty early expanded Fatimah ﬁghting ﬁrst caliph ﬁrst four ﬁve Five Pillars follower of Muhammad God’s group of travelers Gunpowder Empires Hashim helped Hijrah holy city India Iraq Islam Muhammad Islam started Islam Today Islamic Golden Age Islamic nation Islamic rulers Ka’ba Looking for Leaders Mecca Medina monk saw Mosques mother and grandfather moved the capital Mu’awiya Mughals Muhammad died Muhammad grew Muhammad wanted Muhammad was born Muhammad's death Muhammad’s daughter Muhammad’s uncle Muslim Contributions ninth month ofﬁce Ottoman Empire person pray Qur'an Quraysh religion revelations Rightly Guided Caliphs ruled Sharia law Shi'as Shi’as shrine in Makkah Skilled Politician someone spread of Islam subgroups Suﬁs Sunnis trading town tribes Umar Umayyad Uthman was assassinated Uthman’s nephew view imams War of Apostasy worship