2-Islamic_Art - Extra Readings & Lecture Slides

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Unformatted text preview: Extra Readings & Lecture Slides http://jft-newspaper.aub.edu.lb/reserve/ Username: cvsp251 Password: hm251s Basic Facts About Islam Founded by the Prophet Mohammad c .610 Prophet died in 632 Belief in one God, Allah The Shahada Heaven & Hell Basic Facts About Islam Original qibla was Jerusalem Standard qibla became Makkah The Kaba , the holy shrine; the Black Stone Hijra calendar Jihad , individual and general The Five Pillars of Islam 1. Shahada 2. Five daily prayers 3. Fasting through Ramadan 4. Pilgrimage to Makkah 5. Distribution of alms The Explosion / Expansion of Islam Brief History of Early Islam 1. The Prophet Mohammad c . (570 632) 2. The 4 Orthodox Caliphs (632 661) 3. Umayyad Caliphate (661 750) 4. Abbasid Caliphate (750 1258) The one-thousand year rule of the Turks Gods Wrath: The Turks...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course CS 251 taught by Professor Hadimaktabi during the Fall '09 term at American University of Beirut.

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2-Islamic_Art - Extra Readings & Lecture Slides

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