NES 4618

NES 4618

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An examination of Islamic history from 600-750, with special attention to historiography and interpretive issues. Topics to be discussed will include: Arabia and the Near East before Islam; the collection of the Qur'an, the biography of Muhammad, the Arab conquests, the Umayyad caliphs, and the Abbasid takeover.

When Offered Spring.

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

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  • 16584NES 4618  SEM 101