History Of Islam

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● Islam
­ Monotheistic religion
­ One God is Allah ● Muslim Moslem
­Follows the five pillars
1.) there is no God but Allah
2.) Prays 5 times a day ( not an obligation)
3.) Participates in Ramadan
4.) gives alms to the poor
5.) makes at least one pilgrimage to Mecca ● Qu’ran / Koran
­ Sums up God’s definitive revelation to the world so that its proclamation is, as it were, the voice of God in world
­ Compiled a decade after Prophet Muhammad’s death

● Muhammad
­ Gods messenger and Prophet
­ From Mecca
­ Name means “praiseworthy”

● Hegira
­ Muhammad's departure from Mecca to Medina

● Allah
­Allah is Arabic for God
­In Islam Allah is the name for their God

● Mosque
­ A place of worship for the followers of Islam ● Minaret
­ a tall slender tower, typically part of a mosque, with a balcony from which a muezzin calls Muslims to prayer.

● Ramadan
­ Time of the year when muslims fast
● Hadith


in Muslim religious use is often translated as prophetic 'traditions', meaning the corpus of the reports of the teachings, deeds and sayings of the Islamic prophet

● Usury dietary restrictions similar to Kosher laws


Mecca birthplace of Muhammad and the site of Muhammad's first revelation of the

● Ka’ba / Kabah
­ small shrine located near the centre of the Great Mosque in Mecca and considered by Muslims everywhere to be the most sacred spot on Earth ● Calligraphy
­ Fancy