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1. Orientations
a. Figures
2. Koran
3. Theology
4. Concept of divine
5. Sharia
6. Muhammad
7. Cult and Festivals
8. Mecca
9. Cultic personalities
10. Caliph
11. Structures
12. Popular religion
13. Others
14. Calendar

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Islam /

Traditions and history has secured a rigid and limited number of religous buildings, things developed quickly over the first two centuries of Islamic history. Mosques can technically be divided into regular mosques and Friday mosques, masjids and jama'as, but there is little uniform for this distinction.
Islamic schools belong largely to two categories, higher institutions in mosques, from where many universities have been developed, and the regular madrasa, which can range from a primary school to secondary school.
Two more structures are listed here, the zawiyya which is a central part of popular Islam and the Ka'ba, a unique structure that forms the geographical and symbolic centre of Islam.


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By Tore Kjeilen