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The Rise of Islam. Oasis Towns and Desert Life . Farming was Practiced near oases Nomadic Bedouins made raids on grazing territories Mecca was on the crossroads of 2 main caravan routes

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oasis towns and desert life
Oasis Towns and Desert Life
  • Farming was Practiced near oases
  • Nomadic Bedouins made raids on grazing territories
  • Mecca was on the crossroads of 2 main caravan routes
  • People came to pray at the Shrine of Abraham which had been filled with statues of local gods and goddesses
the prophet muhammad
The Prophet Muhammad
  • Islam was born in the 600s AD
  • He was born in Mecca 570, and was raised by his uncle
  • Shepherded with the Bedouins
  • At 25 he married Khadija, an older widow
  • At 40 he was praying in a cave and is said to have received a vision to proclaim the one true God
  • He went to Medina in 622
  • Defeated the Meccans and returned in 630 AD to destroy the idols in the Kaaba (Shrine of Abraham)
  • Muhammad dies in 632, Abu Kakr is named the first caliph
the message of islam
The Message of Islam
  • God is called Allah
  • Strictly Monotheistic
  • Quran (Koran) is the holy book, written in Arabic for accuracy
  • No priests mediate between God and the people
  • Tolerance for Jews and Christians (“People of the Book”)
changes for women in islam
Changes for Women in Islam
  • Early women seen as equals spiritually
  • Later Arabs adopted purdah from the Persians
  • Women had less rights
discussion question
Discussion Question
  • What is your opinion about citizens not being treated equally? How do you think this effects life for Islamic women?
5 pillars of faith
5 Pillars of Faith
  • ALL MUSLIMS MUST PRACTICE THEM
  • 1. Shahadah-confession of faith
  • 2. Salah- pray five times a day
  • 3. Zakat- give a sum of money to charity each year
  • 4. Ramadan- fasting during the day for one month
  • 5. Hajj- journey or pilgrimage to Mecca
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