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Unformatted text preview: -there is no god but god and Muhammad is the messenger of god-prayer-dawn, noon, afternoon, sunset, evening-fasting-Alms-Pilgrimage-Muslim Story of Origins-Ninth-century consolidated histories tell a sotry of rupture from age of ignorance of age of islam-with no reference to other reiligions-The9th century story of origins still has meaning-Ibn Ishaq-First biographer of Muhammad-died in Iraq 761-known mostly as excerpted by ibn hisam d. 833-Arab Polity-emigration 622-muhammad dies 632-four rightly-guided caliphs 632-661-umayyad dynasty 661-750-abbasid dynasty 750-1258 (loss of political power in 945)...
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