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Unformatted text preview: world, people pray to the black stone, Caliph/ate “Right Guided” Abu Bakr Umar – priest like figure, updates the community on the platform Uthman – succeeds Umar Ali- succeeds Uthman – claims caliphate- direct decendent of Muhammand, “deserves it” Mu’awiya- claims caliphate – elder- respected by community, split with Ali results in bloodshed Mosque- Minaret – a raised tower where member of the community can call others to pray, usually one minaret – throughout time more form in bigger areas, need a structure to point people to Mecca – direction of prayers – a pointer, the whole building is directed towards Mecca, a raised platform – leader will speak to the community – Friday (noon) prayers – a talk by a Umar, must was exposed cavities of the body – hands, nose, body, face, skin, etc. Muezzin Mihrab...
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- Spring '08
- Islam, Mecca, Hajj, prehistoric times, black stone