RELST 4618

RELST 4618

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

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, HST-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-ITL)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 18109RELST 4618  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 20939RELST 4618  SEM 102

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online