S. S. Chapter 14 Lesson 3 By Laurel Massey

Mosque- a Muslim house of worship

Bazaar- a marketplace

Astrolabe- a tool that helps sailors navigate by the positions of the stars

This is an astrolabe.

Confirm- to prove that something is true; to remove doubt

Minaret- the tower of a mosque from which Muslims are called to prayer

Publish- to produce the work of an author, usually in print

It took more than twenty years to build the Taj Mahal.

The Taj Mahal.

The Mogul ruler Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal as a tomb for his wife.

Arabic was the most widely spoken language in the Muslim world. Everything was translated into Arabic.

Islamic civilization made important contributions to science, learning, and philosophy.

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