NES 2655

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The seventh-century Arab conquests resulted in the creation of a vibrant new civilization that stretched from the Iberian peninsula in the west to Central Asia and the borders of India in the east. We will follow the course of Islamic history from the birth of Muhammad until the Mongol sack of Baghdad in 1258, with special attention to the achievements of Muslims in the fields of law, theology, literature, science, philosophy, art and architecture.

When Offered Fall.

Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (HA-AS)

Comments Friday sections are devoted to the reading and analysis of primary sources in English translation.

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 2530MEDVL 2655RELST 2655

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