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what was Kaaba…what was its significance it was a temple in Mecca
5 pillars of Islam 1. accept Muhammad as you one and true god (statement of faith)2.prayers3.charity4.fast (ramadon)5.go to mecca
how did the abbasid dynasty grow and expand and collapse they centered their government in Kufa and then supported arts and scholars it collapsed because of power struggles and invasions
shiiates make about ____ % of the population 10%
shiiates belived that direct defendants of Muhammad could be califs
what was muslim art all about calligraphy
what is calligraphy it means beautiful hand writing
sunnies 90% of population- belived that any good muslim could be a calif
what happens after profit Muhammad dies the kingdom turns against eachother, he did not leave a successor, abbu bakhar becomes successor (Muhammad's father in law)
how was trade related to muhammad muhammad spread religion and therefore it was also spread through trade
what were janizaries security for the sultans
what was islams golden age about most of the islamic world was ruled by different caliphates
who played big roles in islams golden age ibn sina and ibn rushd
what happens to constantinople when the ottoman move in became one of the most powerful empires
what made great zimbabwe so great
where is nubia located northeastern Africa, extending approximately from the Nile River valley eastward to the shores of the Red Sea, southward to about Khartoum (in what is now Sudan), and westward to the Libyan Desert.
why was mansa musa significant He was the first African ruler to be widely known throughout Europe and the Middle East.
kingdom of ghana gold and salt trades
where does ibn batusta go mecca
christianity ethiopia Frumentius sought out Christian Roman merchants, was converted, and later became the first bishop of Aksum. At the very least, this story suggests that Christianity was brought to Aksum via merchants.
african villges and kingdoms 2 different types of government
swahili a mixture of 2 languages ( bantu and arabic)
swahili means people of the coast
patrillinio and matrillionio
society where everything revolved around family you were known and admirred by # of kids you had
lineage kept track of who their decendats were
griots storytellers
importance of quaran holy book of islam
what role did the quaran play in regards to art and architectture they werent alowed to draw things from the quaran onto the artchitecture
mali and songhai West Africa, the three most important empires were Ghana, Mali, and Songhai, all of which profited tremendously from the trans-Saharan gold trade
how did migration play a role in africa more trade, ideas , and more knowledge

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